Freedman's Institute

Freedman's Institute (HM13Y7)

Location: Maryville, TN 37803 Blount County
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N 35° 44.886', W 83° 58.809'

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A three-story brick building was erected 1872-74 on this site to train blacks as teachers. Institute was begun in 1867, in a log house ½ mile north, and later moved into a new building, financed mainly by friends. By 1879, it had trained 80 teachers. After closing in 1901, it served as a place of quarantine for smallpox victims. as Maryville Polytechnic (1904-26) and as Maryville High School (1927 - 38).
HM NumberHM13Y7
Marker Number1 E 104
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 2:10pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 230515 N 3960106
Decimal Degrees35.74810000, -83.98015000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 44.886', W 83° 58.809'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 44' 53.16" N, 83° 58' 48.54" W
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Area Code(s)865
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 111 S Cedar St, Maryville TN 37803, US
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