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

Stillman College

 
 
Stillman College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, May 25, 2009
1. Stillman College Marker
Inscription.  Founded as Tuscaloosa Institute 1876 by Presbyterian Church U.S. under leadership of Dr. Charles Allen Stillman, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Tuscaloosa, to train Black ministers. Renamed Stillman Institute 1894 for Dr. Stillman, first superintendent. Became co-educational 1899. Past programs included seminary, high school, vocational school, junior college, school of nursing and hospital services for Blacks. Four year program begun, renamed Stillman College 1948. Accredited senior college 1953.
 
Erected 1974 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series list.
 
Location. 33° 12.04′ N, 87° 34.992′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is on Stillman Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3601 Stillman Boulevard, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
Stillman College - Emily Estes Snedecor Hall built in 1929 image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, May 25, 2009
2. Stillman College - Emily Estes Snedecor Hall built in 1929
of this marker. Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Honor Roll of Soldiers and Patriots (approx. 0.7 miles away); John Murphy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gabriel Moore (approx. 0.7 miles away); Samuel B. Moore (approx. 0.7 miles away); John Gayle (approx. 0.7 miles away); Alabama Central Female College (approx. 0.7 miles away); Masons Marks (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,107 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 13, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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