Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Harrison Academy

Marker ID: THC 2A 37
Location: on Tennessee 58 at Tyner Ln, Harrison, TN
County: Hamilton
Coordinates: N 35° 06.581    W 085° 08.441
  35.10968333    -85.14068333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM25WM


Found in 1838, this was the first public school in Hamilton County. It stood on a small hill about two miles northeast. Many citizens, later prominent in the life of the state and the community, received their early education here. It closed its doors about 1890.

Tennessee Historical Commission