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Austin Peay State University

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
1. Austin Peay State University Marker
Inscription. Established in 1926 as a normal school named for one of Tennessee's governors, its present title dates from 1966. The seven educational institutions preceding it here were: Rural Academy, 1806-10; Mt. Pleasant Academy, 1811-24; Clarksville Academy, 1825-48; Masonic College of Tennessee, 1849-50; Montgomery Masonic College, 1851-54; Stewart College, 1855-74; Southwestern Presbyterian University, 1875-1925.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3C 16.)
 
Location. 36° 31.893′ N, 87° 21.219′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, Tennessee, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of College Street (Tennessee Route 48) and University Avenue (Alternate U.S. 41), on the right when traveling west on College Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 College Street, Clarksville TN 37044, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Montgomery County Colleges (here, next to this marker); Recapture of Clarksville (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Loftin Newman (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Archwood (about
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By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
2. Austin Peay State University
600 feet away); Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clarence Cameron White (approx. 0.4 miles away); Legion Street (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kennedy and Glenn's Bank (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksville.
 
Also see . . .  History of Austin Peay State University. (Submitted on September 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Education
 
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By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
3. Austin Peay State University
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By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
4. Austin Peay State University
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By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
5. Former college names.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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