Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Union University

Marker ID: THC 3A 72
Location: Rutherford County, in Murfreesboro, at Central High School
County: Rutherford
Coordinates: N 35° 50.692    W 086° 22.803
  35.84486666    -86.38005
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMT37X


First organized in 1834, and chartered in 1848 by the Baptist General Association of Tennessee. Rev. Joseph H. Eaton was its first president. Closed during the Civil War, its buildings were used by both armies as a hospital. Reopened in 1868, it closed in