Near Havana in Hale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Greene Springs School
— 2 miles —
Called “Rugby” of the South.
It prepared exceptional number
of Alabama leaders.
Founded by Dr. Henry Tutwiler,
one of state's foremost educators.
Closed upon his death.
One of first schools to add study of science
and government to the usual classics.
Erected 1958 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 1847.
Location. 32° 53.763′ N, 87° 39.894′ W. Marker is near Havana, Alabama, in Hale County. Marker is at the intersection of Alabama Route 60 and County Road 59, on the right when traveling east on State Route 60. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9280 AL-60, Moundville AL 35474, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moundville Archaeological Park (approx. 7.7 miles away); a different marker also named Moundville Archaeological Park The CCC and Moundville (approx. 7.8 miles away); A Perspective of Power (approx. 7.8 miles away); Moundville (approx. 7.9 miles away); Mound Arrangement (approx. 7.9 miles away); Politics and Power (approx. 7.9 miles away); a different marker also named Politics and Power (approx. 8 miles away).
Also see . . . Henry Tutwiler. Wikipedia entry on the educator, who made the then-unusual decision to admit girls - including his daughters - to his boys' academy. (Submitted on August 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.