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Livingston in Sumter County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Livingston State College

 
 
Livingston State College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 7, 2017
1. Livingston State College Marker
Inscription.  Chartered in 1840 as Livingston Collegiate Institute (1835: Female Presbyterian Academy planned). In 1883, by work of Julia Tutwiler, Alabama legislature made its first grant of funds to a girls school. In 1907: State Normal school. In 1929: became Livingston State Teachers College, granting degrees. In 1957 change to present name reflected its broader purposes.
 
Erected 1965 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
 
Location. 32° 35.285′ N, 88° 11.116′ W. Marker is in Livingston, Alabama, in Sumter County. Marker is on North Washington Street (State Highway 11), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Livingston AL 35470, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Houston-Bailey House (approx. ¼ mile away); Livingston, Alabama / Livingston's Bored Well (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sumter County Confederate Monument
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Sumter County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sumter County's Covered Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Livingston, Ala. (approx. half a mile away); Line 32° 28´ North Latitude (approx. 7.8 miles away); York Veterans War Memorial (approx. 9½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Livingston.
 
Also see . . .  University of West Alabama. (Submitted on November 2, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Livingston State College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 7, 2017
2. Livingston State College Marker
Livingston State College image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse
3. Livingston State College
University of West Alabama Plaque image. Click for full size.
October 8, 2009
4. University of West Alabama Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 2, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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