Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Oak Grove Male Academy

Marker ID: THC 2A 41
Location: 424 Central Ave NW, at the intersection with Oak Street NW, Cleveland, TN
County: Bradley
Coordinates: N 35° 9.762    W 084° 52.693
  35.1627    -84.87821666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Chartered Dec. 16, 1837, this was the first such institution in the Ocoee Purchase; here was its home during its entire existence. An early teacher (1843) was Henry von Aldehoff, a native of Prussia and graduate of Bonn University. This building was used