Bonny Oaks School

Bonny Oaks School (HM2ET)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37416 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 4.427', W 85° 10.957'

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A Hamilton County Institution
Founded 1896

? ? ? Authorized by Act of the General Assembly, 1895. The first Board of Trustees met March 7th 1896. Present were the Reverend J.W. Bachman, President: Major Charles D. McGuffy, Secretary: J.S. Bell, Treasurer; Judge Seth M. Walker; and Squire L.W. Bates.
? ? ? On January 4th, 1898 the Col. Jarrett G. Dent plantation, later known as "Bonnie Oaks Farm at Jersey," was purchased. J.C. Kalleen was engaged as first superintendent. The first student was admitted February 22, 1898 "at the request of his mother, his father being dead."
? ? ? The Negro Department was opened April 28th, 1898.
? ? ? July 31, 1899 a deed to the adjoining Trimble farm was presented to the School by Z. C. Patten, Sr. for a Girls' Department.

"MIGHTY OAKS FROM LITTLE ACORNS GROW!"
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HM NumberHM2ET
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Placed ByBonny Oaks School
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 11:31pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 665699 N 3882735
Decimal Degrees35.07378333, -85.18261667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 4.427', W 85° 10.957'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 4' 25.62" N, 85° 10' 57.42" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6188 Adamson Cir, Chattanooga TN 37416, US
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