Troy in Pike County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The College was placed under a separate Board of Trustees in 1967. The Board of Trustees approved the name change to Troy University effective August 2005. Troy University’s evolution has been reflected in its several names:
Troy State Normal School 1887
Troy State Normal College 1893
Troy State Teachers College 1927
Troy State College 1957
Troy State University 1967
Troy University 2005
Erected 2006 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
Location. 31° 47.918′ N, 85° 57.439′ W. Marker is in Troy, Alabama, in Pike County. Marker is 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. Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall Of Honor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McCall Hall (about 300 feet away); Cowart Hall (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Cowart Hall (about 600 feet away); Bibb Graves Hall (about 600 feet away); “The Thinker” (about 800 feet away); Shackelford Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pace Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
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 900 times since then and 20 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.