Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Duffield Academy

Marker ID: THC 1A 54
Location: 305 Academy Street, Elizabethton, TN
County: Carter
Coordinates: N 36° 21.046    W 082° 12.748
  36.35076666    -82.21246666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM73HJ


These stones are from the foundation of the academy established Sept. 13, 1806, with Maj. George Duffield, Chairman, Nathaniel Taylor, George Williams, Alexander Doran & John Greer, Trustees. In 1807, Andrew Taylor, Abraham Henry and Reuben Thornton were added. The first brick building was erected near Doe River about 1809.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.