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Birmingham - Southern College

 
 
Birmingham - Southern College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim & Renda Carr, November 8, 2010
1. Birmingham - Southern College Marker
Inscription.  
Created in 1918 on this site
by merger of two colleges:
Southern University
a Methodist college
founded in 1856 at Greensboro.
Birmingham College
founded by Methodist as
N. Alabama Conference College
on this site in 1898.

 
Erected 1955 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
 
Location. 33° 30.849′ N, 86° 50.989′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Arkadelphia Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located about 225 yards south of the main entrance gate to the college. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham AL 35254, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Graymont Elementary School (approx. half a mile away); Smithfield (approx. Ύ mile away); Racial Zoning (approx. 0.8 miles away); Black Birmingham Housing (approx. 0.8 miles away); Urban Renewal, Urban Removal
Birmingham - Southern College Marker Looking South image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim & Renda Carr, November 8, 2010
2. Birmingham - Southern College Marker Looking South
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); The Push for Fair Housing (approx. 0.8 miles away); Black Classes and the Masses (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rev. Shuttlesworth Calls for Peace and Action (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
 
Birmingham - Southern College Marker Looking North image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim & Renda Carr, November 8, 2010
3. Birmingham - Southern College Marker Looking North
The Edwards Bell Tower Stands High on the Campus of Birmingham - Southern College image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim & Renda Carr, November 8, 2010
4. The Edwards Bell Tower Stands High on the Campus of Birmingham - Southern College
Birmingham - Southern College image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim & Renda Carr, November 8, 2010
5. Birmingham - Southern College
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,039 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 8, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 9, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 28, 2022