Nashville's First Public School

Nashville's First Public School (HMIY3)

Location: Nashville, TN 37203 Davidson County
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N 36° 9.553', W 86° 46.906'

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Nashville's first public school, Hume School, opened here Feb. 26, 1855. A three story brick building, the school employed 12 teachers and served all grades. In 1874 high school classes were moved to Fogg School built on adjoining corner lot. Named for educators, Alfred E. Hume & Francis B. Fogg, the schools were replaced by Hume~Fogg in 1912
HM NumberHMIY3
Marker Number12
Year Placed1969
Placed ByThe Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 12:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 519629 N 4001630
Decimal Degrees36.15921667, -86.78176667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 9.553', W 86° 46.906'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 9' 33.18" N, 86° 46' 54.36" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 762-798 Broadway, Nashville TN 37203, US
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