Six Mile in Bibb County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Site of Six Mile Male And Female Academy
The Academy trained scores of Ministerial students.
Erected by Bibb County Heritage Association, Inc.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
Location. 33° 0.337′ N, 87° 0.293′ W. Marker is in Six Mile, Alabama, in Bibb County. Marker is on Sixmile School Road south of Montevallo Road (State Highway 25), on the right when traveling south. The Community of Six Mile is located about 10 miles east of Centreville and 4 miles west of the Brierfield Ironworks Historical State Park on Highway 25. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Six Mile Male & Female Academy Site (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Absalom Pratt House (approx. 3.9 miles away); Bibb Naval Furnaces Brierfield Furnaces (approx. 3.9 miles away); Hayes-Morton House (approx. 4 miles away); Sunshine & Dorothy Morton House (approx. 4 miles away); Bibb Furnace (approx. 4 miles away); Piper / Coleanor (approx. 6 miles away); Town of Wilton (approx. 8.7 miles away).
Also see . . . Captain Richard Pratt and Six Mile Academy: Feeder School to Howard College and MMI. from the Marion Military Institute Archives. (Submitted on October 18, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,611 times since then and 152 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 18, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.