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Camden in Wilcox County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wilcox Female Institute

 
 
Wilcox Female Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2013
1. Wilcox Female Institute Marker
Inscription.  
Incorporated 1850 by James A. Tait, L. W. Mason, Joseph George and Associates

Original Trustees: Col. J. C. Jones, Joseph George, Maj. M. M. Bonham, D. W. Sterrett, Col. C. C. Sellers, Dr. M. Reid, J. W. Bridges, Dr. Robert Irvin, and Maj. F. K. Beck

First principal: L. B. Johnson

Deeded to State of Alabama 1908
 
Erected 1969 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 31° 59.687′ N, 87° 17.638′ W. Marker is in Camden, Alabama, in Wilcox County. Marker is at the intersection of North Broad Street (Alabama Route 28) and Fail Street, on the left when traveling north on North Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 209 North Broad Street, Camden AL 36726, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lieutenant Joseph Morgan Wilcox (here, next to this marker); Camden
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Dead of Wilcox County (within shouting distance of this marker); Camden Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church of Camden (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Camden Academy Historic District (approx. half a mile away); Bessie W. Munden Recreational Park (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
Also see . . .  Wilcox Female Institute. Wikipedia (Submitted on August 28, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.) 
 
Wilcox Female Institute image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2013
2. Wilcox Female Institute
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 933 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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