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Tuscaloosa in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tuscaloosa Second State Capital

1826-1846

 
 
Tuscaloosa Second State Capital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
1. Tuscaloosa Second State Capital Marker
Inscription. This stone commemorates the City of Tuscaloosa as the second state capital, January 1826 to January 1846.
Erected by the Alabama Centennial Commission and the Citizens of Tuscaloosa, and dedicated December 14, 1919. On the occasion of the one hundredth anniversary of Alabama's admission to the Union of States.
 
Erected 1919 by Alabama Centennial Commission / Citizens of Tuscaloosa.
 
Location. 33° 12.446′ N, 87° 34.412′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street and 28th Avenue, on the right when traveling west on 6th Street. Click for map. Stone Marker is located on the southeast corner of Capitol Park. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscaloosa AL 35401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clement Comer Clay (within shouting distance of this marker); Arthur P. Bagby (within shouting distance of this marker); Hugh McVay (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Fitzpatrick (within shouting distance of this marker); Joshua L. Martin (within shouting distance of this
Tuscaloosa Second State Capital Marker At Capitol Park image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
2. Tuscaloosa Second State Capital Marker At Capitol Park
marker); John Murphy (within shouting distance of this marker); Gabriel Moore (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel B. Moore (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
 
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Site of the second Alabama Capitol building 1826-1846 (Longitudinal Section) image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
3. Site of the second Alabama Capitol building 1826-1846 (Longitudinal Section)
The historic building was totally destroyed by fire on August 22, 1923.
Longitudinal Section of the Capitol Building image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
4. Longitudinal Section of the Capitol Building
East Elevation of the Capitol Building image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
5. East Elevation of the Capitol Building
Site of the second Alabama Capitol building 1826-1846 (East Elevation) image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr
6. Site of the second Alabama Capitol building 1826-1846 (East Elevation)
Ground Floor of the Capitol image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
7. Ground Floor of the Capitol
Second Floor of the Capitol image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
8. Second Floor of the Capitol
The Governors office would have been on the left in this shot. image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
9. The Governors office would have been on the left in this shot.
The West side of the Capitol Building image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
10. The West side of the Capitol Building
The north entrance to the Capitol image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
11. The north entrance to the Capitol
South entrance to the Capitol image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
12. South entrance to the Capitol
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,049 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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