Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Freed-Hardeman College



Marker ID: THC 4C 29
Location: On E. Main St. in front of Freed-Hardeman College, Henderson, TN
County: Chester
Coordinates: N 35° 26.424    W 088° 38.364
  35.4404    -88.6394
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM13DX
 



Text:

The campus includes the sites of predecessors Henderson Male and Female Institute (1869-1885), West Tennessee Christian College (1885-1897), Georgie Robertson Christian College (1897-1907), and National Teachers Normal and Business College (1907-1919). It was renamed in 1919 in honor of A.G. Freed and N.B. Hardeman, adminstrators of Georgie Robertson Christian College and cofounders of National Teachers Normal and Business College.