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

Range School

 
 
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By Patricia Lynne Guinn, March 14, 2012
1. Range School Marker
Inscription.  Range School was in operation prior to Oct. 29, 1843. It began as a common school with classes held in a log sheep barn donated by Jonathan Range. In 1901, a one-room frame building was constructed near the original site. A brick building was constructed near the 1901 site in 1914. The current building was completed in 1963. The property for the last two buildings was purchased from George and Hattie Range Snodgrass. Range School is still serving the community.
 
Erected 1998 by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 108.)
 
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. 36° 22.126′ N, 82° 15.727′ W. Marker is in Watauga, Tennessee, in Carter County. Marker is on Watauga Road (Tennessee Route 400) 0.1 miles west of Smalling Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 655 Watauga Rd, Watauga TN 37694, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
Range School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 11, 2020
2. Range School Marker
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flies. Valentine Sevier, "The Immigrant" (approx. 1.7 miles away); Bemberg Station / Port Rayon (approx. 1.8 miles away); Bemberg Water Tower (approx. 1.9 miles away); Watauga Fort (approx. 1.9 miles away); Transylvania Purchase (approx. 1.9 miles away); Sycamore Shoals of the Watauga (approx. 1.9 miles away); Watauga Purchase (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Sycamore Shoals of the Watauga (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2012, by Patricia Lynne Guinn of Watauga, Tn.. This page has been viewed 648 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 14, 2012, by Patricia Lynne Guinn of Watauga, Tn..   2. submitted on October 19, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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