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B.B. Comer Hall, 1908

 
 
B.B. Comer Hall, 1908 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
1. B.B. Comer Hall, 1908 Marker
Inscription.  Named for Braxton Bragg Comer (1848-1927), Governor of Alabama (1907-1911).

As a member of the University's Corp of Cadets in 1865, Comer witnessed the burning of the campus by Federal troops. Later, as Governor, he strongly supported education and helped secure appropriations for the "Greater University Campaign," the first major expansion of the campus in the twentieth century.
 
Erected by University of Alabama.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 33° 12.816′ N, 87° 32.813′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of McCorvey Drive and Stadium Drive. Building # 1043 the B. B. Comer Hall is located on the Campus of the University of Alabama. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscaloosa AL 35487, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Gorgas-Manly Historic District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Woods Hall, 1868 (about 400 feet away); Marr’s Spring
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(about 500 feet away); Gorgas House (about 500 feet away); Morgan Hall, 1910 (about 500 feet away); Oliver-Barnard Hall (about 600 feet away); The Little Round House (about 600 feet away); Site Of Franklin Hall (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
 
Also see . . .  University of Alabama Campus Tour, B. B. Comer Hall. (Submitted on March 25, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
B.B. Comer Hall, 1908 & Marker (on the right of entrance) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
2. B.B. Comer Hall, 1908 & Marker (on the right of entrance)
B.B. Comer Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
3. B.B. Comer Hall
B.B. Comer Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
4. B.B. Comer Hall
B. B. Comer Hall is home to the Department of Modern Languages and Classics, including the Language Resource Center.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 25, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,635 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 25, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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