Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Strawberry Plains College

Marker ID: THC 1B 45
Location: U.S. 11E, Jefferson County, in Strawberry Plains
County: Jefferson
Waymark: None


Upon this site, with five acres donated from the Rev. Thomas Stringfield's farm, this college was founded under direction of Holston Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in 1848, with Rev. Creed Fulton president. It was incorporated in 1850, During the Civil War, all buildings, except one used as a hospital, were destroyed.