Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Duncan College Preparatory School for Boys

Marker ID: NHC 105
Location: on 25th Avenue South, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 8.635    W 086° 48.385
  36.14391666    -86.80641666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMD52C


Marvin T. Duncan, a graduate of Webb School (Bell Buckle) and Vanderbilt University, founded Duncan School in 1908 at this site on 25th Avenue, S. He and his wife, Pauline, taught at the school until it closed in 1952. The Duncans dedicated their lives to training boys in high principles of honor and scholarship. The school graduated some 752 men and 6 women, including many community leaders.