Morristown College — Morristown, Tennessee

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Morristown College was an African American higher education institution located in Morristown, Tennessee.
Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee The school was founded in 1881 by the national Freedman’s Aid Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The school was renamed Knoxville College-Morristown Campus in 1989 and closed in 1994. Prior to the civil rights movement, the college held the distinction of being one of only two institutions in East Tennessee for African Americans, the other being Knoxville College, founded in 1875.

Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee
Laura Yard Hill Hall  (Built in 1911  Damaged by arson in 2010)

The 52-acre campus is up on a hill in the middle of Morristown.

Seven of the college’s nine buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places. Most of the college buildings have fallen into disrepair, with vandalism and deteriorating facades.
Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee
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Another building, Kenwood Refectory, was burned in 2008, due to arson.   The following are pictures from across what remains of the campus of Morristown College.
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Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Morristown College -- Morristown, Tennessee//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

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