Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Caruthers Hall

Marker ID: THC 3A 104
Location: West Main St east of Greenwood St, Lebanon, TN
County: Wilson
Coordinates: N 36° 12.517    W 086° 17.75
  36.20861666    -86.29583333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Caruthers Hall·

Cumberland University School of Law, 1847-1962, was housed at this site from 1877 until 1962. For many years it was the largest law school in the United States. Graduates included U.S. Supreme Court Justices Horace Lurton and Howell E. Jackson: Secretary of State Cordell Hull; ten governors, ten United States Senators; seventy-five United States Representatives.

Tennessee Historic Commission