Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Tusculum College

Marker ID: THC 1C 28
Location: at the at the old Tusculum College gate on US 11E, Tusculum, TN
County: Greene
Coordinates: N 36° 10.498    W 082° 45.642
  36.17496666    -82.7607
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMBGTB


Rev. Samuel Witherspoon Doak founded Tusculum Academy in 1818. His father, then president of Washington College, assisted him and later taught here. In 1868, Tusculum merged with Greeneville College, which had been chartered in 1794. The original building