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Pleasant Hill in Cumberland County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pleasant Hill

 
 
Pleasant Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 26, 2013
1. Pleasant Hill Marker
Inscription.  Pleasant Hill Was incorporated in 1903. Pleasant Hill Academy, a secondary school, was founded here in 1884 by the American Missionary Association of the Congregational Churches to provide an education for the young people of the Cumberland Plateau. Its contribution enriched the quality of living throughout the region. Improved public schools caused the academy to close its doors in 1947. (Marker Number 2C 11.)
 
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 1903.
 
Location. 35° 58.583′ N, 85° 11.65′ W. Marker is in Pleasant Hill, Tennessee, in Cumberland County. Marker is on East Main Street west of Maryland Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pleasant Hill TN 38578, 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. Affair at Cumberland Mountain (a few steps from this marker); The Journey of the Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Crossville (approx. 5.8 miles away); Earl Webb
Pleasant Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 26, 2013
2. Pleasant Hill Marker
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(approx. 6.7 miles away); France Cemetery (approx. 8.7 miles away); Cap't Champ Ferguson (approx. 8.7 miles away); “Red Fox” Flynn (approx. 8.8 miles away); Cumberland Mountain School (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pleasant Hill.
 
Also see . . .  Pleasant Hill Historical Society of the Cumberlands::. (Submitted on October 12, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
Pleasant Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 26, 2013
3. Pleasant Hill Marker
Pleasant Hill Academy 1941 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, July 25, 2012
4. Pleasant Hill Academy 1941
Pleasant Hill NRHP plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, July 25, 2012
5. Pleasant Hill NRHP plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 775 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 11, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on March 20, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 25, 2022