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

Cowart Hall

Renovated 1993

 
 
Cowart Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
1. Cowart Hall Marker
Inscription. Born in Henderson, Alabama in 1850, Fletcher Jackson Cowart began his working career as a public school teacher. He later served superintendencies for both the Pike County and the Troy City schools. He was editor of the Troy Messenger and a member of the Alabama Legislature. He came to Troy Normal School (now TSU) as Chair of Science, a position he held for twenty years until his retirement in 1919.

Board of Trustees
Jim Folsom, Jr., Governor
Wayne Teague, Ed.D.
Gerald O. Dial
Roy J. Gamble
C. J. Hartley
R. Douglas Hawkins, D.V.M.
Robert E. Kelly
Wallace D. Malone, Jr.
Linda M. Maynor
Richard S. Meador
Allen E. Owen, III
Jack Hawkins, Jr. Ph.D., Chancellor
McKee and Associates, Architecture
Whaley Construction Company, Inc., Construction Manager
 
Location. 31° 47.951′ N, 85° 57.35′ W. Marker is in Troy, Alabama, in Pike County. Marker is on University Avenue, on the right. Click for map. Marker located on Cowart Hall on the campus of Troy University. Cowart Hall is located on the west 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. A different marker also named Cowart Hall
Cowart Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
2. Cowart Hall Marker
(a few steps from this marker); McCall Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shackelford Hall (about 300 feet away); Pace Hall (about 400 feet away); “The Thinker” (about 400 feet away); Troy University (about 500 feet away); Bibb Graves Hall (about 500 feet away); Riddle-Pace Field (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Troy.
 
Categories. EducationNotable Persons
 
Fletcher Jackson Cowart Hall image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
3. Fletcher Jackson Cowart Hall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 604 times since then and 2 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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