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Oak Grove Male Academy

 
 
Oak Grove Male Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, November 13, 2011
1. Oak Grove Male Academy Marker
Inscription. Chartered Dec. 16, 1837, this was the first such institution in the Ocoee Purchase; here was its home during its entire existence. An early teacher (1843) was Henry von Aldehoff, a native of Prussia and graduate of Bonn University. This building was used for school purposes until 1903.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 41.)
 
Location. 35° 9.762′ N, 84° 52.693′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Tennessee, in Bradley County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Avenue NW and Oak Street NW, on the right when traveling east on Central Avenue NW. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 424 Central Ave NW, Cleveland TN 37311, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cleveland During the Civil War (approx. 0.4 miles away); Col. Benjamin Cleveland (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lee College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Hill Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Cooper Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); "Chief Jack" Walker (approx. 3.1 miles away); Charleston on the Hiwassee (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Henegar House (approx. 11.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Categories. Education
 
Oak Grove Male Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, November 13, 2011
2. Oak Grove Male Academy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 618 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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