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Jackson in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lambuth College

 
 
Lambuth College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Russ Keltner, circa February 6, 2012
1. Lambuth College Marker
Inscription.  Chartered in 1843 as the Memphis Conference Female Institute by the Memphis Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, its first president was Dr.Lorenzo Lea. It became coeducational and received its present name in 1923. shortly thereafter it moved to its present location from Chester Street.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 30.)
 
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 year for this entry is 1843.
 
Location. 35° 37.387′ N, 88° 49.603′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is on Lambuth Boulevard south of Linden Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson TN 38301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp Beauregard (approx. half a mile away); 107 East Lafayette (approx. 0.7 miles away); 109 E. Lafayette (approx. 0.7 miles away); 111 E. Lafayette (approx. 0.7 miles away); 113 E. Lafayette
Lambuth College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Russ Keltner, January 12, 2012
2. Lambuth College Marker
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); 115 E. Lafayette (approx. 0.7 miles away); 208 N. Liberty (approx. 0.7 miles away); 117-119 E. Lafayette (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Also see . . .  Lambuth University (Wikipedia). Lambuth University ceased operations in June 2011 following several years of financial difficulties. The University of Memphis acquired the campus, now known as The University of Memphis - Lambuth Campus. (Submitted on February 8, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
Lambuth College image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
3. Lambuth College
Lambuth College Seal image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
4. Lambuth College Seal
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2012, by Russ Keltner of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2012, by Russ Keltner of Milan, Tennessee.   3, 4. submitted on November 17, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 18, 2022