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Elizabethton in Carter County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Duffield Academy

 
 
Duffield Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
1. Duffield Academy Marker
Inscription.  These stones are from the foundation of the academy established Sept. 13, 1806, with Maj. George Duffield, Chairman, Nathaniel Taylor, George Williams, Alexander Doran & John Greer, Trustees. In 1807, Andrew Taylor, Abraham Henry and Reuben Thornton were added. The first brick building was erected near Doe River about 1809.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 54.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 13, 1921.
 
Location. 36° 21.046′ N, 82° 12.748′ W. Marker is in Elizabethton, Tennessee, in Carter County. Marker is on Academy Street, 0.1 miles south of Broad Street (U.S. 19E). The marker stands behind the Carter County Board of Education on Academy Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 Academy Street, Elizabethton TN 37643, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel P. Carter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Watauga Old Fields
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Carter County Veterans Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Public Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Post Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barnes Boring Hardware (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burgie Drug (approx. 0.2 miles away); Betsy Walkway (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabethton.
 
Wide view of the Duffield Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
2. Wide view of the Duffield Academy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 935 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.

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