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

Presbyterian Home For Children

Synod Of Alabama

— Presbyterian Church In The United States —

 
 
Presbyterian Home For Children Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, January 18, 2009
1. Presbyterian Home For Children Marker
Inscription.  Originally conceived 1864 as a home for children of Confederate dead by Synod in session at Selma.

Opened at Tuskegee 1868 - relocated in Talladega 1891.

A haven for dependent youth of Alabama providing training, education, and worship in a Christian atmosphere.
 
Erected 1963 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 33° 26.04′ N, 86° 5.201′ W. Marker is in Talladega, Alabama, in Talladega County. Marker is on Ashland Highway (State Highway 77) east of Chaffee Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Talladega AL 35160, 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. Auburn University And Birmingham-Southern College Began In Talladega, 1854 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battle Of Talladega (approx. 0.9 miles away); Talladega Courthouse Square Historic District
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); USS Talladega (APA-208) (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Joiner Family (approx. one mile away); Mardisville (approx. 5.3 miles away); Jackson Trace (approx. 5.3 miles away); Battle of Munford (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Talladega.
 
Presbyterian Home For Children & Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, January 18, 2009
2. Presbyterian Home For Children & Marker
Presbyterian Home For Children Campus image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, January 18, 2009
3. Presbyterian Home For Children Campus
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 5, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,248 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 5, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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