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George Peabody College for Teachers

Nashville, Tennessee
County of Davidson.
21st Avenue South and Edgehill Avenue
National Register Number: 66000723
Resource type: District.
Property type: Education - college. The threat level was Watch in
2008.
Congressional District: TN-5 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: College.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 21, 1965):
The University of Nashville was the first college to receive aid from the Peabody Fund, which had been established in 1867 by philanthropist George Peabody to help rebuild the South's educational system. In 1875, the university began to function as a state normal school; after 1889, it was known as Peabody Normal College and in 1909 incorporated as the George Peabody College for Teachers. Peabody College moved to its present location in 1914.

Condition:
Overall, the landmark is in satisfactory condition, but one building is about to get an addition (Cohen), size and location unknown. they will work with the city and state preservation agencies

Seven new buildings were added to the eastern edge of the property.


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