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

The Gorgas-Manly Historic District

 
 
The Gorgas-Manly Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
1. The Gorgas-Manly Historic District Marker
Inscription. includes

The Gorgas House (1829)
First structure built on the original campus

The Round House (1860)
Used by cadets on guard duty, and another of the four buildings to survive the fires set by Federal troops in 1865.

Woods Hall (1868)
First building constructed after the Civil War and serving for the next sixteen years as the University.

Manly (1886), Clark (1886), and Garland (1888) Halls
Built as the State began to recover from the Reconstruction Era.

Tuomey and Barnard Halls (1838)
which completed the nineteenth-century University of Alabama campus.

(Reverse):
Twelve Acres Of The Campus of The University Of Alabama including eight buildings designated in The National Register Of Historic Places as The Gorgas-Manly Historic District
 
Erected 1972 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 33° 12.767′ N, 87° 32.809′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is at the intersection of Stadiium Drive and McCorvey Drive, on the right when traveling east on Stadiium Drive. Click for map. Marker is located on the Campus of the University of Alabama. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscaloosa AL 35487, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
The Gorgas-Manly Historic District Marker Side B image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
2. The Gorgas-Manly Historic District Marker Side B
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gorgas House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); B.B. Comer Hall, 1908 (about 300 feet away); Oliver-Barnard Hall (about 300 feet away); The Little Round House (about 300 feet away); Woods Hall, 1868 (about 400 feet away); Morgan Hall, 1910 (about 400 feet away); Site Of Franklin Hall (about 400 feet away); Shockly’s Escort Company Of Cavalry (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
 
Also see . . .  The University of Alabama Interactive Campus Map. (Submitted on April 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
Categories. EducationWar, US Civil
 
The Gorgas-Manly Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
3. The Gorgas-Manly Historic District Marker
Woods Hall (Left) Manly Hall (Right) image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
4. Woods Hall (Left) Manly Hall (Right)
Marker is located to the right at the end of the sidewalk.
The Gorgas House (1829) image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
5. The Gorgas House (1829)
The Round House (1860) image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, November 17, 2008
6. The Round House (1860)
Woods Hall (1868) image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
7. Woods Hall (1868)
Manly (1886) image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
8. Manly (1886)
Clark Hall (1886) image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
9. Clark Hall (1886)
Garland Hall (1888) image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
10. Garland Hall (1888)
Tuomey Hall (1888) image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
11. Tuomey Hall (1888)
Barnard Hall (1889) image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, November 17, 2008
12. Barnard Hall (1889)
 
 
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