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McKenzie in Carroll County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bethel College

 
 
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By Ken Smith, February 18, 2012
1. Bethel College Marker
Inscription.  Founded as Bethel Seminary at McLemoresville in 1842 by the West Tennessee Synod, Cumberland Presbyterian Church, with Rev. Ruben Burrow principal. Incorporated in 1847, it became Bethel College in 1850 and moved here in 1872. It was presented to the General Assembly, Cumberland Presbyterian Church in 1919.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4A 22.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 8.204′ N, 88° 30.99′ W. Marker is in McKenzie, Tennessee, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Cherry Avenue and College Drive, on the right when traveling west on Cherry Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 325 Cherry Ave, Mc Kenzie TN 38201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Monroe McKenzie (approx. 0.3 miles away); McKenzie's Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Harris-Collier-Holland Farm
Bethel College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 18, 2012
2. Bethel College Marker
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Webb School (approx. 1.4 miles away); Forrest's Raid (approx. 1˝ miles away); Clear Lake (approx. 1.6 miles away); Christmasville (approx. 7 miles away); Janes Mill (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McKenzie.
 
Also see . . .  Bethel University. (Submitted on February 20, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
 
Bethel College image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 18, 2012
3. Bethel College
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 602 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 20, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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