Rockvale School, 1874-1910

The first known ROCKVALE SCHOOL -c 1874 was a subscription school held in a two-story frame building believed to have been near the old telephone office. School quarters were on the lower floor; the upper floor was the Masonic Hall. Records of a school in the area date back to…

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Jackson Ridge School (Rockvale), 1890-1913

The JACKSON RIDGE SCHOOL 1890-c 1913 was located about two miles northwest of Versailles on the Jackson Ridge road. On August 13, 1890, T. L. Hendrix and wife deeded 151/160 acre of and for a school. The site was adjacent to the G. W. Burns or Ivey Phillips Burns farm…

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Chadwick School, (Cedar Grove) 1860-1936

CHADWICK SCHOOL 1860-c 1936 was on the Manchester Highway about two miles north of the Rutherford-Bedford County line. It was on the east side of the road and about 100 yards south of the Chadwick cemetery. On April 2, 1860, Alexander Downing deeded to B. L. Chadwick, Trustee, one-half acre…

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Cedar Grove School (Black), 1901-1967

CEDAR GROVE SCHOOL BLACK 1901-1967, also called the JOHN E. WINDROW SCHOOL, was near the Williamson County line. It was on the John Windrow Road about one-half mile north of its intersection with the Rocky Glade Road and across from the Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church. On July 27, 1901,…

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Millersburg School, (Hoovers Gap) 1873-1907

MILLERSBURG SCHOOL 1873-1907 was located on the south west corner of the intersection of the Hoovers Gap Road and the Millersburg Road. On July 11, 1873, Will N. White deeded one acre of land to the School commissioners S. J. Cobb, John Hale, and B. G. White. The site is…

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Soule College, 1851-1917

SOULE COLLEGE 1851-1917 was located on Depot Street to the east of the present MTEMC building on the south side of Maple Street. It was on the site of the old Methodist Church and is shown on the 1878 Beers Map. The college was named for Methodist Bishop Soule of…

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Union University, 1848-1873

UNION UNIVERSITY 1848-1873 was organized by Charter February 5, 1842 by the Baptist General Association of Tennessee and the Tennessee Baptist Educational Society and was located first in Somerville, Tennessee. It moved to Murfreesboro in 1848. The campus is shown on the Beers Map of 1878. On December 4, 1847,…

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