Capshaw School

Capshaw School (HM2BVR)

Location: Cookeville, TN 38501 Putnam County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 9.483', W 85° 29.656'

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Founded in 1939, Capshaw School was part of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal Program. Named in honor of Cookeville attorney and co-founder of Dixie College Robert Byrd Capshaw, the land that the school sits on, was once part of the Capshaw farm. The original structure was built with labor from the Works Progress Administration, (WPA). Razed in 2002, following construction of a new building, the school once served students in grades one through eight. (Marker Number 2D 60.)
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Date Added Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 635441 N 4002528
Decimal Degrees36.15805000, -85.49426667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 9.483', W 85° 29.656'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 9' 28.98" N, 85° 29' 39.36" W
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Area Code(s)615, 931, 901
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 Cougar Ln, Cookeville TN 38501, US
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