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Johnson City in Washington County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Science Hill

Male & Female Institute

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
1. Science Hill Marker
Inscription.  Tipton Jobe, on Feb. 14, 1867, gave land on this hill above Nobb Spring where members of Science Hill Literary Society then built the first brick building in the area to house this school. It was dedicated Oct.27, 1867. The dedicatory sermon was by Elijah E. Hoss, later a bishop in the Methodist Church.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 58.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1890.
 
Location. 36° 19.132′ N, 82° 21.103′ W. Marker is in Johnson City, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is on East Downtown Loop near North Roan Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnson City TN 37601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Cole Williams (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Sevier Hotel (about 500 feet away); Johnson City Sessions (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Johnson City Sessions
Science Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
2. Science Hill Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Main Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Johnson City (approx. 0.2 miles away); East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Depot (approx. 0.3 miles away); Langston High School (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnson City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 725 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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