Brownsville in Haywood County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
College Hill Center Historic District
Haywood County High School
National Register of Historic Places 1979
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
Location. 35° 35.757′ N, 89° 16.265′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Tennessee, in Haywood County. Marker is at the intersection of West College Street and North Grand Avenue when traveling west on West College Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 626 W College St, Brownsville TN 38012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Haywood County's C.S.A. Colonels (a few steps from this marker); Richard Halliburton (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Wingate Folk (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brownsville Public School / Haywood County Memorial Hospital (approx. ¼ mile away); Holly Springs–Brownsville & Ohio Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Carnegie Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); James Bond Hayes Clinic (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
Also see . . .
1. Brownsville Baptist Female College (PDF). "Following the lead of the Presbyterians who had founded the Brownsville Female Seminary in 1842, the West Tennessee Baptist Convention established the West Tennessee Baptist Female College in 1850 as a result of a subscription by the Brownsville Baptist Church of $10,000, and hoped the school would be as successful as the Middle Tennessee schools – Union University (Murfreesboro) and Mary Sharp College." (Pamela R. Dennis, Tennessee Baptist History, Fall 2009) (Submitted on March 24, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
2. College Hill Historic District. Nomination (PDF) and photographs (separate PDF) submitted for the district's inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on March 24, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.