Atmore in Escambia County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Escambia County Training School
Erected 2016 by the Atmore Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed African Americans • Education • Landmarks • Sports. In addition, it is included in the Rosenwald Schools series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1920.
Location. 31° 1.864′ N, 87° 28.776′ W. Marker is in Atmore, Alabama, in Escambia County. Marker is on Martin Luther King Avenue north of McGlasker Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Martin Luther King Avenue, Atmore AL 36502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Railroad Bill (approx. 0.9 miles away); Williams Station, Alabama 1866-1897 / Atmore, Alabama (approx. 0.9 miles away); Watson Cabin (approx. 1.3 miles away); Canoe Station (approx. 4.2 miles away); Perdido Vineyards (approx. 10.1 miles away); History of Lottie, Alabama (approx. 10.9 miles away).
More about this marker. Some maps still list Martin Luther King Avenue as 8th Avenue.
Also see . . . NorthEscambia.com, online newspaper article on dedication of the marker.(Submitted on January 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2017. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 788 times since then and 168 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.