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Grandview in Rhea County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Grandview Normal Institute

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 27, 2013
1. Grandview Normal Institute Marker
Inscription. Founded 1884 by the American Missionary Assoc., this school prepared students from the hill country of East Tenn. for college entrance, Christian works, or teaching in elementary schools. Improved public schools caused Grandview to close its doors as a boarding school in 1919. Remained open as a high school for a number of years afterwards.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2B 24.)
 
Location. 35° 44.6′ N, 84° 50.383′ W. Marker is in Grandview, Tennessee, in Rhea County. Marker is on Wassom Memorial Highway east of Hemlock Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grandview TN 37337, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Rhea County Spartans (approx. 3.6 miles away); Thomas "Big Foot" Spencer (approx. 9.9 miles away); Champ Ferguson (approx. 13.5 miles away); Kemmer Stand / Tavern (approx. 13.5 miles away); Cumberland County at War (approx. 17.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Education
 
Grandview Normal Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 27, 2013
2. Grandview Normal Institute Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 417 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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