Dixie College

Dixie College (HMI9B)

Location: Cookeville, TN 38501 Putnam County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 10.429', W 85° 30.25'

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This quadrangle was part of the grounds of the University of Dixie, commonly called "Dixie College," chartered 18 Nov. 1909. Jere Whitson and other Cookeville citizens led the drive for the college; Whitson donated twelve acres for the institution. Construction began 16 May 1911. In Sept, 1912, high school and junior college classes began in a building where Derryberry Hall now stands. In 1915 the Dixie Board ceded its property to the State to endow the present University
HM NumberHMI9B
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 8:52pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 634524 N 4004264
Decimal Degrees36.17381667, -85.50416667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 10.429', W 85° 30.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 10' 25.74" N, 85° 30' 15.00" W
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Area Code(s)615, 931, 901
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 108 Quadrangle, Cookeville TN 38501, US
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In the center of Tennessee Tech campus. Nearby are Henderson Hall and T J Farr buildings, both on register of historic places.

Mar 11, 2018 at 1:52pm PDT by alanjordan

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