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Near Pikeville in Bledsoe County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sequatchie College

 
 
Sequatchie College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 8, 2012
1. Sequatchie College Marker
Inscription.  About 500 yds. NW. This school was the outgrowth of a community meeting at Bryant Camp Ground in 1858. War conditions delayed opening until 1865, with Prof. Gerry Rodgers first president. The first student body included both Confederate and Federal veterans. A coeducational school of strict discipline, it operated until 1887.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2B 21.)
 
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 1858.
 
Location. 35° 30.633′ N, 85° 17.033′ W. Marker is near Pikeville, Tennessee, in Bledsoe County. Marker is at the intersection of William Howard Taft Highway (U.S. 127) and College Station Cross Road (State Road 110), on the right when traveling south on William Howard Taft Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pikeville TN 37367, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Madison (approx. 6 miles away); R.E. Winsett (approx. 8.4 miles away); James Beriah Frazier
Sequatchie College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 8, 2012
2. Sequatchie College Marker
view looking south on US-127.
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(approx. 8˝ miles away); Pikeville During the Civil War (approx. 8˝ miles away); Gov. James B. Frazier (approx. 8˝ miles away); Bledsoe County (approx. 8˝ miles away); Bragg Invades Kentucky (approx. 9.2 miles away); Rhea County / Bledsoe County (approx. 10.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pikeville.
 
Sequatchie College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, July 8, 2012
3. Sequatchie College Marker
looking east across the intersection of College Station Cross Rd.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2012, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 687 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 29, 2012, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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