Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Washington College ~ 1.7 miles

Marker ID: THC 1A 30
Location: U.S. 321 west of Washington College Station Rd., Telford, TN
County: Washington
Coordinates: N 36° 15.249    W 082° 35.555
  36.25415    -82.59258333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM5YCH


First established as Maztin Academy by the Rev. Samuel Doak in 1780. It was later called Dr. Doak's Log College and in 1795 received its present name on motion by John Sevier. Dr. Doak died in 1829, at the age of 80 and is buried on this campus.

Tennessee Historical Commission