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Cumberland Gap in Claiborne County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Harrow School

 
 
Harrow School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, May 29, 2011
1. Harrow School Marker
Inscription. Founded by Rev. & Mrs. A. A. Myers in 1890. First classes held in basement of Congregational Church on site of present Cumberland Gap School; later moved 1/2 mile west to Harrow Hall. Operated as a division of its successor, Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tenn. from 1897 to 1907 when Harrow Hall burned.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1D13.)
 
Location. 36° 35.974′ N, 83° 39.859′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, in Claiborne County. Marker is on Cumberland, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cumberland Gap TN 37724, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cumberland Gap (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Three States Cornerstone (approx. 0.2 miles away); Iron Furnace (approx. mile away); Named for a British Lord (approx. 0.4 miles away in Virginia); Powell's Valley (approx. 0.4 miles away in Virginia); A Maze of Mountains (approx. 0.4 miles away in Virginia); "This American Gibraltar" (approx. 0.4 miles away in Kentucky); Generations Have Enjoyed this View (approx. 0.4 miles away in Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Gap.
 
Categories. Education
 
Harrow School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, May 29, 2011
2. Harrow School Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 11, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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