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Academic Building At Fisk University

 
 
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By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
1. Academic Building At Fisk University Marker
Inscription. The Academic Building at Fisk University was designed by Nashville architect Moses McKissack and was made possible by a gift from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. On May 22, 1908, William H. Taft, later 27th President of the United States, laid the cornerstone. This building served as the first library at Fisk.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 122.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
 
Location. 36° 10.055′ N, 86° 48.305′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Touch for map. Marker is on the grounds of Fisk University, near the intersection of Dr. D. B. Todd, Jr and Meharry Boulevards. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37208, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas W. Talley (within shouting distance of this marker); Talley-Brady Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Cravath Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Meharry Medical College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hulda Margaret Lyttle
Academic Building At Fisk University Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
2. Academic Building At Fisk University Marker
(about 300 feet away); Fisk Memorial Chapel (about 400 feet away); The Harris Music Building (about 400 feet away); Donley Harold Turpin, D. D. S. (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducationNotable Buildings
 
Academic Building At Fisk University Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
3. Academic Building At Fisk University Marker
Academic Building At Fisk University image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
4. Academic Building At Fisk University
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 4, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,893 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 5, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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