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

“The Thinker”

 
 
“The Thinker” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
1. “The Thinker” Marker
Inscription.  Donated to Troy University by Huo Bao Zhu During the visit of Chancellor Jack Hawkins, Jr. to Xian, China in April 2002.
The gift was made in celebration of the Sino-American 1-2-1 Joint Degree Program and as a lasting symbol of friendship between China and the United States.
 
Erected 2004 by Troy University.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducation.
 
Location. 31° 47.905′ N, 85° 57.292′ W. Marker is in Troy, Alabama, in Pike County. Marker is on University Avenue west of Luther Drive, on the right when traveling east. Marker located across from Hawkins Hall on the campus of Troy University. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Troy AL 36081, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pace Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Cowart Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Cowart Hall (about 400 feet away); Shackelford Hall (about 400 feet away);
“The Thinker” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
2. “The Thinker” Marker
Riddle-Pace Field (about 500 feet away); Green Davis Tailgate Terrace (about 500 feet away); McCall Hall (about 700 feet away); Troy University (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
 
“The Thinker” image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 11, 2010
3. “The Thinker”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 805 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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