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Brownsville in Haywood County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wesleyan Female College

 
 
Wesleyan Female College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, June 21, 2018
1. Wesleyan Female College Marker
Inscription. On this site stood the Wesleyan Female College, started circa 1869. This institution offered courses in ancient and modern languages, instrumental music, vocal lessons and ornamental branches, with collegiate, academic and primary departments. Lasting into the 1890s, it was closed by the trustees, and became the site of the Ogilvie Training School for Boys. These and other institutions helped establish Brownsville's reputation as an early cultural center.
 
Erected 2001 by Haywood County, City of Brownsville and the Haywood County Historical Society.
 
Location. 35° 35.51′ N, 89° 15.802′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Tennessee, in Haywood County. Marker is at the intersection of Margin Street and South Lafayette Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Margin Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brownsville TN 38012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brownsville (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Army National Guard (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown (approx. mile away); Dunbar (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tabernacle
Wesleyan Female College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, June 21, 2018
2. Wesleyan Female College Marker
(approx. 4.2 miles away); Bradford's Landing (approx. 6.8 miles away); Stanton Masonic Lodge And School (approx. 11.8 miles away); Stanton (approx. 11.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2018, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2018, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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