Jacksonville in Calhoun County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Jacksonville State University
Jacksonville Male Academy 1836
Jacksonville Female Academy 1837
Calhoun College 1871
Calhoun Grange College 1878
State Normal School 1883
State Teachers College 1929
Jacksonville State College 1957
Jacksonville State University 1966
Erected February 22, 1983 in observance of the Institution’s Centennial Celebration
Erected 1983 by Forney Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical date for this entry is February 22, 1904.
Location. 33° 49.376′ N, 85° 45.913′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is on University Circle west of North Pelham Road (State Highway 21), on the right. Marker is located on the campus of Jacksonville State University in front of Bibb Graves Hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville AL 36265, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Presidents of Jacksonville State (a few steps from this marker); Joseph William Burke (within shouting distance of "The Magnolias" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas A. Walker (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jacksonville (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Depot (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chief Ladiga Trail - Jacksonville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jacksonville, Alabama (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
Also see . . . Jacksonville State University's History and Timeline. (Submitted on October 2, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
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