Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Site of the First Alabama - Auburn Football Game
That contest, reported as "the greatest football game ever played in Birmingham," was the beginning of one of the nation's most renowned college football rivalries.
Erected 1987 by Alabama Historical Commission & Central Bank of the South.
Location. 33° 30.744′ N, 86° 46.914′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Clairmont Avenue South and 32nd Street South., on the right when traveling west on Clairmont Avenue South. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Birmingham AL 35233, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A.B. Loveman House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Independent Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Coe (approx. 0.4 miles away); Donnelly House (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Vincentís Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jordan Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Little Theater Clark Memorial Theatre Virginia Samford Theatre (approx. 0.7 miles away); Stock Trestle/Tunnel (approx. ĺ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Birmingham.
Also see . . .
1. The 1893 Iron Bowls.
2. Encyclopedia of Alabama entry on the football rivalry.
Categories. • Sports •
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