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Carrie A. Tuggle

1858 - 1924

 
 
Carrie A. Tuggle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 10, 2008
1. Carrie A. Tuggle Marker
Inscription.  
In Tribute to
Carrie A. Tuggle
1858 - 1924

Scholar, Teacher and Christian.

A life of unselfish service to the troubled and the homeless black boys and girls.

In 1903, she founded a school and orphanage, the Tuggle Institute.
 
Erected 1979 by Fletcher, Tuggle Committee, Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCharity & Public WorkEducationWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 33° 30.936′ N, 86° 48.816′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Avenue North and 16th Street North, on the left when traveling east on 5th Avenue North. Located on the southwest corner of Kelly Ingram Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Birmingham AL 35203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Ruth J. Jackson (here, next to this marker); Pauline Bray Fletcher (here, next to this marker); Julius Ellsberry (a few steps from this marker); Arthur D. Shores
Distinguished African-American Citizens Monuments in Kelly Ingram Park image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 10, 2008
2. Distinguished African-American Citizens Monuments in Kelly Ingram Park
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Foot Soldier Tribute (within shouting distance of this marker); The Foot Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Ground Zero (within shouting distance of this marker); The Children's Crusade (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 11, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,971 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 11, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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