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Bell Buckle in Bedford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Webb School

 
 
The Webb School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 6, 2009
1. The Webb School Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1870, at Culleoka, by William R. ("Sawney") Webb, whose brother John M. ("Old Jack") Webb joined him in 1874. It moved here in 1886. Its curriculum, embracing chiefly Latin, Greek and Mathematics, was designed to give a sound preparatory education. Many of its early graduates have conducted schools of the same type, which were once prominent in the South's educational system.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3G 27.)
 
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.
 
Location. 35° 35.328′ N, 86° 20.83′ W. Marker is in Bell Buckle, Tennessee, in Bedford County. Marker is on Webb Road East (State Highway 82), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 319 Webb Rd E, Bell Buckle TN 37020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Army of Tennessee (approx. 3.8 miles away); Skirmish at Liberty Gap
Wide view of The Webb School Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2015
2. Wide view of The Webb School Marker
The Webb School Administrative Offices can be seen in the distance.
(approx. 4.2 miles away); "Dedicated to Those Brave & Gallant Soldiers in Butternut & Gray"! (approx. 4.2 miles away); Andrew Jackson (approx. 4.2 miles away); Skirmish at Wartrace (approx. 4.3 miles away); Strolling Jim (approx. 4.3 miles away); Wartrace (approx. 4.4 miles away); Beechwood Plantation (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The Webb School. (Submitted on November 9, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
The Webb School Library image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2015
3. The Webb School Library
An additional view of The Webb School campus image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 17, 2015
4. An additional view of The Webb School campus
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,700 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 6, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.   2, 3, 4. submitted on June 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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