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Maryville in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Maryville Polytechnic School

 
 
Maryville Polytechnic School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 27, 2017
1. Maryville Polytechnic School Marker
Inscription. Dedicated with great affection and esteem by former students to the memory of Professor Charles William ("Bill Joe") Henry (1878-1935) and Mrs. Leola Landon Henry (1884-1966). Married January 1904. Founders and operators of Maryville Polytechnic School (1904-1926) who as educators, devout Christians and church leaders profoundly influenced the lives of those who attended this school from far and near.

(These columns, all that remains of Maryville Polytechnic, stood at the base of the building entrance steps.)
 
Location. 35° 44.95′ N, 83° 58.739′ W. Marker is in Maryville, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker is on West Broadway Avenue (Tennessee Route 411), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maryville TN 37801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Freedman's Institute (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sam Houston Statue (approx. mile away); Pride Mansion (approx. mile away); Relief of Knoxville (approx. mile away); Montvale Springs (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Bennett Scott, Sr.

Maryville Polytechnic School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 27, 2017
2. Maryville Polytechnic School Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); New Providence Church (approx. half a mile away); Maryville During the Civil War (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maryville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 4, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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