Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Carrick Academy

Marker ID: THC 2E 26
Location: US 64, Franklin County, in Winchester, Clark Memorial High School
County: Franklin
Waymark: None


The first school hereabouts for male education was established on the NE comer of this property in 1809; named for Samuel Carrick, founder of Blount College, later the University of Tennessee. Its first principal was Robert Witter. The first building burn