Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Nancy Academy

Marker ID: THC 1C 13
Location: Parkway north of Scenic Dr., Sevierville, TN
County: Sevier
Coordinates: N 35° 51.574    W 083° 34.016
  35.85956666    -83.56693333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM11BZ


Founded on this site in 1806, this school was named for Nancy Rogers, first white child born south of French Broad River. First Trustees were James Reagan, Hopkins Lacey, Thomas Hill, Allen Bryant, Isaac Love. The Legislature authorized a lottery to support it in 1813; it burned in 1816, was later rebuilt. It closed in 1890.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission