Chattanooga Howard School

Chattanooga Howard School (HM91M)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37408 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 1.568', W 85° 18.661'

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Founded as a church school about 1865, Howard School was the first free public school, black or white, established in Hamilton County. Incorporated into the city school system in 1873, Howard School was established by the Rev. E. O. Tade, a black Congregational minister. Tade served as Hamilton County's first superintendent of education. The school was named after Gen. O. O. Howard commissioner of the Freedmen's Bureau.
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HM NumberHM91M
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Marker Number2A 83
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 12:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 654081 N 3877244
Decimal Degrees35.02613333, -85.31101667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 1.568', W 85° 18.661'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 1' 34.08" N, 85° 18' 39.66" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2604-2606 S Market St, Chattanooga TN 37408, US
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