Washington College Historic District

  • Originally: Martin Academy
  • Also Known As: Washington College Academy

  • Address: 116 Doak Ln
  • Vicinity: Washington College Academy
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1780/00/00 Rev Samuel Doak Work Samuel Doak receives a charter for the first school in Tennessee, Martin Academy

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Particulars for Washington College Historic District:
Architectural Style American Colonial Revival
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Historic Use Cemetery
Higher Learning College
Area of Significance Education
Historic Use Educational related housing
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property
Architectural Style Romanesque Revival
Historic Use School
Area of Significance Social History

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 17th July 2002

Registry Name: Washington College Historic District
Registry Address: 116 Doak Ln.
Registry Number: 02000812
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architectural Style: Colonial revival, Romanesque
Area in Acres: 219
Contributing Buildings: 11
Non-Contributing Buildings: 5
Contributing Sites: 2
Contributing Structures: 1
Other Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Significant Year: 1842, 1894, 1909
Historic Function: Education, Religion, Funerary
Historic Sub-Function: School, Religious structure, Cemetery, College, Educational related housing
Current Function: Religion, Funerary, Vacant, not in use
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure Cemetery Church related residence

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