Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Sequatchie College

Marker ID: THC 2B 21
Location: U.S. 127, Bledsoe County, 7.7 miles south of Pikeville
County: Sequatchie
Waymark: None


About 500 yards NW. This school was the outgrowth of a commu┬Čnity meeting at Bryant Camp Ground in 1858. War conditions delayed opening until 1865, with Prof. Gerry Rodgers first president. The first student body included both Confederate and Federal veterans. A coeducational school of strict discipline, it operated until 1887.