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Cleveland in Bradley County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lee College

 
 
Lee College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, March 26, 2022
1. Lee College Marker
Inscription.  Since 1885 this campus has been dedicated to the purposes of Christian higher education. Lee College was founded by the Church of God as Bible Training School on January 1, 1918, on Caut Avenue in Cleveland. The school relocated in Sevierville in 1938, returning to this Cleveland site in 1947. Named for Flavius J. Lee, early president and church leader, Lee College remains in the vanguard of Pentecostal higher education and stands as a monument to religious freedom and to the contributions of alumni and friends around the world.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1831.
 
Location. 35° 9.997′ N, 84° 52.326′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Tennessee, in Bradley County. Marker is at the intersection of North Ocoee Street (Tennessee Route 74) and Centenary Avenue NW, on the right when traveling north on North Ocoee Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1266 N Ocoee St, Cleveland TN 37311, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hardwick-Jarnagin House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cleveland Bradley County Public Library Facilities
Lee College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judith Barber, November 13, 2011
2. Lee College Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Masonic Female Institute (approx. ¼ mile away); Craigmiles House—Carmichael Annex (approx. ¼ mile away); Pathway Press (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Oak Grove Male Academy (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Lee College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judith Barber, November 13, 2011
3. Lee College Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 695 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 26, 2022, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia.   2, 3. submitted on November 16, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 25, 2022