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Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wallace University School

1886 - 1941

 
 
Wallace University School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 4, 2009
1. Wallace University School Marker
Inscription. To prepare young men for College & for life, believing the first object of education to develop character, the second to develop intellect, third to make Christian gentlemen, Wallace University School, directed by Professor Clarence B. Wallace, flourished on this site, 1914-1941. Graduates entered universities without taking the usual examinations.
 
Erected 1971 by the Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 43.)
 
Location. 36° 9.085′ N, 86° 47.972′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on West End Avenue (U.S. 70), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. There is a 'Checkers' burger joint on the site now. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2000 West End Ave., Nashville TN 37203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saint Thomas Hospital (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governors' Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vanderbilt University (approx. mile away); RCA Studio B (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nashville Academy of Medicine (approx.
Wallace University School Marker, overview image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 4, 2009
2. Wallace University School Marker, overview
Across the street from the Cathedral of the Incarnation
0.4 miles away); Scarritt College for Christian Workers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Disciples of Christ Historical Society (approx. 0.4 miles away); BMI (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 2, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 680 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 2, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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