Built in 1854, this was the Holston Baptist Female Institute, and later Tadlock’s School for Boys (ca. 1866-67), operated by Confederate Colonel Robert Dungan. In 1876, Yardley Warner bought the building and formed Warner Institute, to “educate colored persons and train colored teachers.”
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