Lookout Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Lookout Mountain Educational Institute
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 53.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 59.137′ N, 85° 20.893′ W. Marker is in Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Sylvan Drive and Fleetwood Drive, on the right when traveling north on Sylvan Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lookout Mountain TN 37350, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Federal Entrenchments (approx. 0.3 miles away); The University of The South (approx. 0.7 miles away); Confederate Position, 1863 (approx. ¾ mile away); See Seven States (approx. 0.8 miles away in Georgia); Summertown Sunset Rock (approx. 1.1 miles away); Medal of Honor Heritage Trail (approx. 1.6 miles away); Cravens House (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lookout Mountain.
Also see . . . Chattanooga Public Library: The Lookout Mountain Educational Institutions. New York merchant Christopher R. Robert was stunned by the lack of schools in the South after the Civil War. He had an idea to create a great educational institution for young people impoverished by the war. He decided upon Chattanooga due to its accessibility and central location. (Submitted on June 19, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Categories. • Education • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.