Athens in McMinn County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Tennessee Wesleyan College
A separate charter was issued in 1925 to Tennessee Wesleyan College by the State of Tennessee. It operated as a junior college from 1925 to 1954 and as a senior college since 1954.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 58.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 26.668′ N, 84° 35.613′ W. Marker is in Athens, Tennessee, in McMinn County. Marker is at the intersection of North Jackson Street (Business U.S. 11) and East College Street, on the right when traveling north on North Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens TN 37303, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel Cleage (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Athens (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nocatula Legend Petty-Manker Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Tyler Morgan (approx. 1.3 miles away); Pushing Toward Knoxville (approx. 5.4 miles away); Harry Thomas Burn (approx. 5½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
Also see . . . Tennessee Wesleyan College. (Submitted on November 17, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Education •
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