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Near Grove Hill in Clarke County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

King Institute

 
 
King Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 7, 2022
1. King Institute Marker
Inscription.  
Famous school 1880-1910
Allen McLeod, principal
Students included Chapmans, Stewarts, Gordons, Pughs, Wilsons, McLeods, Calhouns, Mathews, Waites, and others. Many boarded in the community.
 
Erected 1985 by Clarke County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
 
Location. 31° 42.932′ N, 87° 49.877′ W. Marker is near Grove Hill, Alabama, in Clarke County. Marker is on Mount Zion Road, 1.8 miles north of U.S. 84, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grove Hill AL 36451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elijah & Isaac Pugh (approx. 1.1 miles away); Clarke County Courthouse Site (approx. 2.9 miles away); Clarke County Courthouse (approx. 3.1 miles away); Grove Hill, Alabama (approx. 3.2 miles away); Josiah and Lucy Martin Mathews Cabin (approx. 3.2 miles away); Salt Pans and Furnaces (approx. 3.2
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miles away); Turner Corncrib (approx. 3.2 miles away); Clarke County Soldiers Of The American Revolution (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grove Hill.
 
More about this marker. Part of Mount Zion Road is an unimproved dirt road. Use caution while driving on it, especially in wet weather or road conditions.
 
King Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 7, 2022
2. King Institute Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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