“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bristol in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

King College

King College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
1. King College Marker
Inscription. Located 4 miles to the east in Bristol, Tennessee. Founded in 1867 by the Reverend James King and other Presbyterian leaders to provide "a thorough classical and scientific training, combined with moral and religious instruction." Since 1915 this four-year liberal arts college has been conducted by the Synod of Appalachia.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 70.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 36° 32.954′ N, 82° 13.463′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is on Volunteer Parkway (U.S. 11E), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bristol TN 37620, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Ironworks (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bristol Municipal Stadium (approx. 3.3 miles away); Bristol (approx. 3.4 miles away in Virginia); Shelby's Fort (approx. 3.7 miles away); Ralph S. Peer (approx. 3.8 miles away); Evan Shelby's Fort (approx. 3.8 miles away); Birthplace of Country Music (approx. 3.8 miles away); Jimmie Rodgers (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristol.
Categories. Education
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 532 times since then and 12 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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