Near Limestone in Washington County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
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First established as Martin Academy by the Rev. Samuel Doak in 1780. It was later called Dr. Doak's Log College and in 1795 received its present name on motion by John Sevier. Dr. Doak died in 1829, at the age of 80, and is buried on the campus.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 30.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 36° 15.253′ N, 82° 35.508′ W. Marker is near Limestone, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 11E and Washington College Station Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 11E. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Limestone TN 37681, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Salem Church (here, next to this marker); Battle of Limestone Station (approx. 3.2 miles away); Washington County (approx. 3.3 miles away); Gillespie Stone House (approx. 3.7 miles away); David Crockett (approx. 3.7 miles away); Unionist Stronghold Crockett (approx. 5 miles away); The Real Likeness of David Crockett (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Limestone.
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on June 29, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 27, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.