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Winchester in Franklin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mary Sharp College

 
 
Mary Sharp College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 5, 2010
1. Mary Sharp College Marker
Inscription.
In Memoriam
MARY SHARP COLLEGE
1851-1896
Pres. Z.C. Graves A.M. L.L.D.
MOTTO; LEARN TO THINK
First womens' college in America to require Greek and Latin for Bachelors Degree
John Eaton M.S. Commissioner of Education
July 5, 1884
Original Mary Sharp bell

 
Location. 35° 11.124′ N, 86° 6.575′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on South College Street (U.S. 41) near 3rd Avenue SE. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Franklin County Board of Education. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester TN 37398, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Mary Sharp College (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel James Lewis (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of Our Franklin County War Dead (about 700 feet away); James Winchester (approx. 0.2 miles away); Secession (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); Built 1914 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Categories. Education
 
Mary Sharp College Marker and Bell image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 5, 2010
2. Mary Sharp College Marker and Bell
Mary Sharp College Bell image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 5, 2010
3. Mary Sharp College Bell
Cast by G.L. Hanks, Cincinnati, Ohio
Mary Sharp College / Franklin County Board of Education image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 5, 2010
4. Mary Sharp College / Franklin County Board of Education
Marker and Bell are to the far right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,093 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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