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Judson College

 
 
Judson College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, November 8, 2013
1. Judson College Marker
Inscription.  
Founded 1838
Milo P. Jewett, President

Deeded in 1843 to
The Alabama Baptist Convention

One of the nation's first colleges to offer higher education for women, it has served, since its founding, as a liberal and fine arts college for young women.
 
Erected 1959 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
 
Location. 32° 37.834′ N, 87° 18.997′ W. Marker is in Marion, Alabama, in Perry County. Marker is at the
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intersection of Bibb Street and Early Street, on the right when traveling north on Bibb Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 Bibb Street, Marion AL 36756, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Alabama Baptist (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Siloam Baptist Church (about 800 feet away); Marion (about 800 feet away); A Seed is Planted (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jimmie Lee Jackson / Jackson's Death Led to 'Bloody Sunday' March (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nicola Marschall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Perry County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate 6-pounder Field Gun (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marion.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Judson College. (Submitted on December 26, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Judson College image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, November 8, 2013
2. Judson College
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,176 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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