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Tuskegee Institute in Macon County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Site of Olivia Davidson Hall

Men's Dormitory

 
 
Site of Olivia Davidson Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2017
1. Site of Olivia Davidson Hall Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
Olivia Davidson Hall
Men's Dormitory
1886 – 1954
Originally Samuel Armstrong Hall 1886 - 1892

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducationNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
 
Location. 32° 25.647′ N, 85° 42.168′ W. Marker is in Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of University Avenue and Lewis Adams Street, on the right when traveling west on University Avenue. Marker located within the Tuskegee University Campus. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: University Avenue, Tuskegee Institute AL 36088, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birth of Trades Program (within shouting distance of this marker); Carver Research Foundation (within shouting distance of this marker); Up From Slavery (within shouting distance of this marker); Thrasher Hall
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Burnt Place (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Porter Hall 1883 / Huntington Academic Building 1905 (about 500 feet away); Managing the School (about 700 feet away); The Oaks (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuskegee Institute.
 
Regarding Site of Olivia Davidson Hall. 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.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Olivia Davidson. (Submitted on March 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Site of Olivia Davidson Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2017
2. Site of Olivia Davidson Hall Marker
Site of Olivia Davidson Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2017
3. Site of Olivia Davidson Hall Marker
Olivia A. Davidson image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton
4. Olivia A. Davidson
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 666 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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