Tuskegee Institute in Macon County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Porter Hall 1883 / Huntington Academic Building 1905
At the time of completion, Porter Hall was the largest building in the town of Tuskegee. In 1903 the structure was demolished and two years later Huntington Academic Building was erected in its location.
Location. 32° 25.695′ N, 85° 42.245′ W. Marker is in Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, in Macon County. Marker is on University Avenue west of Tuskegee Airmen Circle, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker located within the Tuskegee University Campus. Marker is at or near this postal address: University Avenue, Tuskegee Institute AL 36088, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Burnt Place (within shouting distance of this marker); Managing the School (within shouting distance of this marker); Thrasher Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Up From Slavery (about 400 feet away); The Oaks Great Philanthropists (about 400 feet away); Historic Quadrangle (about 500 feet away); Site of Olivia Davidson Hall (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuskegee Institute.
Regarding Porter Hall 1883 / Huntington Academic Building 1905. Tuskegee University is a private, historically Black university established in 1881. The campus has been designated as the Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site, a National Historic Landmark. Tuskegee University's campus is the only school in the United States to hold this distinction.
Categories. • African Americans • Education • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.