The Site of Byars-Hall High School
Byars-Hall was a joint county and city high school of the first class and was operated under the state law governing county high schools. It offered four-year courses of study which prepared its students for college and the practical duties and responsibilities of life. In 1921 Byars-Hall was declared an A-1 (highest classification) high school, one of only seven A-1 schools throughout the state.
Throughout its existence Byars-Hall maintained a high academic standing and achieved great successes in both academics and athletics. Byars-Hall graduates number more than 3600.
Erected by Byars-Hall Alumni Group-Bill Hadley, Historian.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Jacob Tipton (a few steps from this marker); Charles B. Simonton (within shouting distance of this marker); Augustus Hill Garland (approx. ¼ mile away); Thomas Goode (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tipton County Confederate Monument (approx. half a mile away); Tipton County in the Civil War (approx. half a mile away); Joe Brown Bivouac, U.C.V. (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
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