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

Mallalieu Seminary

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, May 1, 2014
1. Mallalieu Seminary Marker
Inscription.
Side 1
Organized in 1882 at nearby Rocky Creek Methodist Church for educational purposes. This school, which occupied approximately seven acres surrounding this marker, was supported by the Methodist Episcopal Church North. This school was first known as Forest Home Seminary and later named after Bishop Willard Francis Mallalieu. It was burned on 1885 by unknown sources, but was quickly rebuilt.
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Side 2
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One of the few institutions of higher learning in Southeast Alabama, the Mallalieu Seminary taught grades one through twelve and offered courses such as Greek, Algebra, Latin, History, Chemistry, Music, Geology and the New and Old Testament. The Mallalieu Seminary permanently closed October 31, 1923 when the Methodist Episcopal Church North could no longer financially support the school.
 
Erected 1993 by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission, Town of Kinsey, Houston County Commission and Dothan Landmarks Foundation.
 
Location. 31° 17.959′ N, 85° 20.706′ W. Marker is in Kinsey, Alabama, in Houston County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (County Road
Mallalieu Seminary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 1, 2014
2. Mallalieu Seminary Marker
41) and Bethel Road, on the left when traveling east on Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 725 Broad Street, Dothan AL 36303, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Waddell House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Headland Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Shelley General Store (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Baptist Church of Headland (approx. 3.6 miles away); Henry County Confederate Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away); Headland, Alabama / Headland Public Square (approx. 3.7 miles away); Headland World War I Monument (approx. 3.7 miles away); Head's Land Yielded Fruits of Success (approx. 3.7 miles away).
 
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Mallalieu Seminary Marker area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 1, 2014
3. Mallalieu Seminary Marker area
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By Mark Hilton, May 1, 2014
4. Mallalieu Seminary Marker area
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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