Athens in Limestone County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
a liberal arts college
founded by patriotic citizens
Raised to college level
under Methodist patronage
First college building,
Founders Hall (1842-3),
still used for classes
Unbroken service since 1822
Erected by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 34° 48.382′ N, 86° 58.082′ W. Marker is in Athens, Alabama, in Limestone County. Marker is on Pryor Street just from N. Beaty Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 316 Pryor Street, Athens AL 35611, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Athens College Veteran's Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scenes From Hobbs & Market Streets (approx. ¼ mile away); Athens Big Spring Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Trinity School Cistern (approx. ¼ mile away); Faces of Market Street (approx. ¼ mile away); North Side of Square (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Town Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); A County Older Than the State (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Athens.
Categories. • Education • Notable Buildings •
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