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Maryville in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Maryville College

 
 
Maryville College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, August 13, 2010
1. Maryville College Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1819 by the Synod of Tennessee, Presbyterian Church in the USA, as The Southern and Western Theological Seminary, its first president was Rev. Isaac Anderson, D.D. Its original buildings were on Broadway at College Street. Receiving its present name in 1842, it was moved to its present location in 1871.
 
Erected by TN Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 42.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 45.31′ N, 83° 57.77′ W. Marker is in Maryville, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker is on E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy (Route 321), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maryville TN 37804, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Craig's Fort (approx. 0.3 miles away); Craig Fort - 1785 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Where Houston Enlisted (approx. half a mile away); New Providence Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); William Bennett Scott, Sr. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Maryville During the Civil War
Maryville College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, August 13, 2010
2. Maryville College Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Montvale Springs (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pride Mansion (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maryville.
 
Also see . . .  Maryville College. (Submitted on October 17, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Education
 
 
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