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Berry in Fayette County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Alabama Christian College of Berry, Alabama

 
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, August 8, 2020
1. Alabama Christian College of Berry, Alabama
Inscription.  Alabama Christian College of Berry was located on this site from 1912-1922. The College was coeducational and was composed of Primary, Intermediate, Academic, Collegiate, Music Expression and Art Departments. Emphasis was placed on the teaching of the Bible with every student attending a daily Bible class. In the advanced classes, Latin, Greek, French and Philosophy were offered. along with English, History and a complete business course. Members of the Church of Christ supported the school. Four presidents served the school during its existence: G.A. Dunn, J. Paul Hanlin, John T. Smithson and Hal P. McDonald. J. C. Shepherd of Berry was the Chairman of the Board of Trustees. Due to economic factors attributed to World War I, the school closed at the end of the 1922 session and the property was sold to the local school board.
 
Erected 2006 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationWar, World I.
 
Location. 33° 39.758′ N, 87° 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, August 8, 2020
2. Alabama Christian College of Berry, Alabama
35.989′ W. Marker is in Berry, Alabama, in Fayette County. Marker is on Main Street (Alabama Route 18) just north of Fenton Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18182 AL-18, Berry AL 35546, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Town of Berry-Established 1883 / Berry Heritage Park (approx. 0.2 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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