Historic Markers Across Tennessee



University of Tennessee



Marker ID: THC 1E 44
Location: Knox County, in Knoxville, on West Cumberland Avenue
County: Knox
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Waymark: None
 



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Its progenitor was Blount College, chartered in 1794 by the Territorial Legislature and named for its governor, with Rev. Samuel Carrick its first president. In 1807 it became East Tennessee College and moved to the present campus in 1826. Becoming East T