Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Sequatchie College

Marker ID: THC 2B 21
Location: at the intersection of William Howard Taft Highway (U.S. 127) and College Station Cross Road (State Road 110), Pikeville, TN
County: Bledsoe
Coordinates: N 35° 30.633    W 085° 17.033
  35.51055    -85.28388333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


About 500 yds. NW. This school was the outgrowth of a community meeting at Bryant Camp Ground in 1858. War conditions delayed opening until 1865, with Prof. Gerry Rodgers first president. The first student body included both Confederate and Federal veterans. A coeducational school of strict discipline, it operated until 1887.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.