History of MCHS



1887-1910 PRYOR INSTITUTE Jasper, Marion Co.,TN

One of most Influential co-educational institutions in the Sequatchie Valley. Founded by Jackson & Washington Pryor & Col.A.L. Spears. Pryor Institute educated students of all ages from several states. The building was sold to become the Marion County High School in 1910 and later as Jasper Middle School. Photo is courtesy of Mrs. Betty (Roy) Wooten
(See Old Schools, Teachers & Students of Marion Co.,TN. by Webb)