Kinsey in Houston County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Organized in 1882 at nearby Rocky Creek Methodist Church for educational purposes. This school, which occupied approximately seven acres surrounding this marker, was supported by the Methodist Episcopal Church North. This school was first known as Forest Home Seminary and later named after Bishop Willard Francis Mallalieu. It was burned on 1885 by unknown sources, but was quickly rebuilt.
Erected 1993 by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission, Town of Kinsey, Houston County Commission and Dothan Landmarks Foundation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed Churches & Religion • Education. A significant historical date for this entry is October 31, 1867.
Location. 31° 17.959′ N, 85° 20.706′ W. Marker is in Kinsey, Alabama, in Houston County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (County Road 41) and Bethel Road, on the left when traveling east on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 725 Broad Street, Dothan AL 36303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Waddell House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Headland Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Shelley General Store (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Baptist Church of Headland (approx. 3.6 miles away); Henry County Confederate Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away); Headland, Alabama / Headland Public Square (approx. 3.7 miles away); Headland World War I Monument (approx. 3.7 miles away); Head's Land Yielded Fruits of Success (approx. 3.7 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 654 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 2, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.