Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
“Charles Egbert Craddock”
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 59.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 51.335′ N, 86° 24.182′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 41) and Medical Center Parkway, on the right when traveling north on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murfreesboro TN 37130, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. They Passed This Way (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle at Stones River (approx. 0.4 miles away); Redoubt Brannan (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bum Proof Stockade (approx. 0.4 miles away); Waging War by Rail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Toil and Mud (approx. half a mile away); Covered by Cross Fires (approx. half a mile away); Living Under the Guns (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
Regarding "Charles Egbert Craddock". Nashville Female Academy- 1816
The Nashville Female Academy opened in 1816 with Dr. C. D. Elliott as its conductor. Dr. Berry principled the school for several years, during which time Margaret Jane May, Ann, and Elizabeth Overton attended the academy. When Dr. Berry resigned, Rev. Hume presided until his death in 1833 after which Rev. Robert Lapsley oversaw about 200 students with a little over 70 in the boarding house. The school saw hard times during the Civil War and closed soon afterwards.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,096 times since then and 49 times this year. Last updated on November 19, 2016, by Jennifer Konstant of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Photo 1. submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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