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Greeneville in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tusculum College

 
 
Tusculum College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 30, 2013
1. Tusculum College Marker
Inscription.  Rev. Samuel Witherspoon Doak founded Tusculum Academy in 1818. His father, then president of Washington College, assisted him, and later taught here. In 1868, Tusculum merged with Greeneville College, which had been chartered in 1794. The original buildings used by the Doaks adjoin the campus.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 28.)
 
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 1818.
 
Location. 36° 10.5′ N, 82° 45.666′ W. Marker is in Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Erwin Highway (Tennessee Route 107) and Shiloh Road, on the left when traveling west on Erwin Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 907 Erwin Hwy, Greeneville TN 37745, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Gloucester (within shouting distance of this marker); First Institution of Higher Learning West of the Allegheny Mountains
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Virginia Hall 1901 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Tusculum College (about 600 feet away); Samuel Doak House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andrew Johnson National Historic Site (approx. 1.4 miles away); Henderson’s Station (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Band Perry (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greeneville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tusculum College. (Submitted on October 22, 2013.)
2. Tusculum College. Wikipedia (Submitted on October 22, 2013.) 
 
Tusculum College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 30, 2013
2. Tusculum College Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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