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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The McCallie School

 
 
The McCallie School Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, December 22, 2007
1. The McCallie School Marker
Inscription. A boarding and day school preparing more than 6,300 boys for college in its first 75 years. McCallie was established on this former Missionary Ridge battlefield in 1905. The founder, the Rev. Thomas Hooke McCallie, Civil War pastor of First Presbyterian Church, gave the land to his sons, Prof. Spencer Jarnagin McCallie and Dr. James Park McCallie co-headmasters for 42 years. They were followed by their sons who continued to make McCallie a respected name in independent education.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 81.)
 
Location. 35° 1.825′ N, 85° 15.601′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of McCallie Avenue (U.S. 11) and Shallowford Road, on the right when traveling east on McCallie Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Missionary Ridge Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Missionary Ridge Trolley (approx. 0.2 miles away); 93rd Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1st Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away);
The McCallie School Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, December 22, 2007
2. The McCallie School Marker
41st Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 124th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); T. J. Wood's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1st Ohio Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyEducationNotable Places
 
The McCallie School Main Entrance image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, December 22, 2007
3. The McCallie School Main Entrance
The McCallie School - Chapel image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, December 22, 2007
4. The McCallie School - Chapel
The McCallie School Chapel - Wall Inscription image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, December 22, 2007
5. The McCallie School Chapel - Wall Inscription
The McCallie School
Founded 1905
Man's Chief End Is To Glorify God
And To Enjoy Him Forever
The McCallie School - Sports and Activities Center image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, December 22, 2007
6. The McCallie School - Sports and Activities Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,284 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on March 18, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 28, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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