Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Milligan College

Marker ID: THC 1A 18
Location: On Blowers Blvd at Milligan Hwy (rout 359), Milligan, TN
County: Carter
Coordinates: N 36° 18.123    W 082° 17.728
  36.30205    -82.29546666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2A9D


Buffalo Creek Christian Church organized here in 1830. In 1867 Buffalo Male & Female Institute was established by Rev. W.G. Barker on land given by Joshua Williams. Josephus Hopgood of Ky. Purchased it in 1875, naming it Miligan College in 1882, for Robert milligan, of Transylvania College, Ky.