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Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bradley Academy

 
 
Bradley Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
1. Bradley Academy Marker
Inscription. Stood 100 yards E. Organized 1806, with Jos. Dixon, Jno. R. Bedford, Jn. Thompson, St., Wm. P. Anderson, and Robert Smith trustees, it was supported partly by tuition fees, partly by lotteries. An early headmaster was Samuel P. Black. James K. Polk was at one time a student. It merged with Union University in 1848. (Marker Number 3A 73.)
 
Location. 35° 50.336′ N, 86° 23.2′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 41) and Ash Street, on the left when traveling north on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murfreesboro TN 37130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oaklands (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Bradley Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Daniel Richardson (approx. half a mile away); Tennessee Baptist Convention (approx. half a mile away); Morgan's Wedding (approx. half a mile away); Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid (approx. 0.6 miles away); 1860s View of East Main Street (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
Also see . . .  Bradley Academy. (Submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 11 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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