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Tennessee State University

 
 
Tennessee State University - Front image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
1. Tennessee State University - Front
Inscription. Established in 1912 for the education of Negro citizens, Tennessee State University merged with UT-Nashville in 1979 and has become a major comprehensive urban university. Development from normal school to university progressed as follows: Tenn. A & I State Normal School (1912-1922); Tenn. A & I State Normal College (1922-1927); Tenn. A & I State College (1927-1951); Tenn. A & I University (1951-1969); Tennessee State University, beginning in 1970.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 124.)
 
Location. 36° 10.07′ N, 86° 49.392′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Centennial Boulevard/John A Merritt Boulevard, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3500 John A Merritt Blvd, Nashville TN 37209, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hadley Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Citizens Savings Bank and Trust Company (approx. mile away); Dr. Harold Dadford West, Sr. (approx. mile away); Desegregating Nashville's Lunch Counters (approx. 0.9 miles away);
Tennessee State University - Back image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
2. Tennessee State University - Back
Donley Harold Turpin, D. D. S. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Meharry Medical College (approx. one mile away); Hulda Margaret Lyttle (approx. one mile away); Academic Building At Fisk University (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .  Tennessee State University. (Submitted on December 10, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAfrican AmericansEducation
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,185 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on February 18, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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