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

Shackelford Hall

 
 
Shackelford Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
1. Shackelford Hall Marker
Inscription. Built during 1929, Shackelford Hall opened to students in September 1930. It was named for the institutionís president Edward Madison Shackelford, who served from 1899 to 1936. Adjoining this building was the original dining facility for the campus. The magnolia-lined quad is also part of the original plan for the Troy campus designed by the Olmsted Brothers of Brookline, Massachusetts.
 
Erected by Troy University.
 
Location. 31° 47.979′ N, 85° 57.295′ W. Marker is in Troy, Alabama, in Pike County. Marker is on University Avenue, on the right. Click for map. Marker located in front of Shackelford Hall on the campus of Troy University. Shackelford Hall is located on the north side of the parking quad off University Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Troy AL 36081, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pace Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Cowart Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Cowart Hall (about 300 feet away); Riddle-Pace Field (about 400 feet away); “The Thinker”
Edward M. Shackelford Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
2. Edward M. Shackelford Hall and Marker
(about 400 feet away); McCall Hall (about 600 feet away); Bibb Graves Hall (about 700 feet away); Green Davis Tailgate Terrace (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Troy.
 
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Looking across the quad toward Hawkins Hall. image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
3. Looking across the quad toward Hawkins Hall.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 645 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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