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Montevallo in Shelby County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Alabama Historical Association

 
 
Alabama Historical Association Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Vincent, October 10, 2014
1. Alabama Historical Association Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1947 at Alabama College. Erected at tenth annual meeting held there in 1957.
 
Erected 1957 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 1947.
 
Location. 33° 6.178′ N, 86° 51.729′ W. Marker is in Montevallo, Alabama, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of North Boundary Street and Oak Street, on the right when traveling north on North Boundary Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 840 North Boundary Street, Montevallo AL 35115, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Montevallo High School (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); University Of Montevallo National Historic District (about 600 feet away); King House (about 700 feet away); Welcome To Historic Montevallo (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lynching in America / Lynching in Montevallo
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(approx. ¼ mile away); McGaughy Farms (approx. 1.8 miles away); Alabama Coal Mining (approx. 1.8 miles away); Town of Wilton (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montevallo.
 
More about this marker. This photo was taken during the Alabama Historical Association's Fall meeting and tour of the University of Montevallo in 2014. Unfortunately the University has announced plans to tear down Jeter Hall to erect a hotel. Hopefully the University will change its decision or at least the front of the historic building and marker will be incorporated into the hotel.
 
Regarding Alabama Historical Association. Alabama College was renamed the University of Montevallo in 1969. The marker is on Jeter Hall which was erected in 1915, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The University of Montevallo has announced plans to tear down Jeter Hall but it hopefully will survive to celebrate its 100th anniversary next year.
 
Also see . . .  Article about petition to save Jeter Hall. (Submitted on November 27, 2014, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia.)
 
Jeter Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin Vincent, October 10, 2014
2. Jeter Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2014, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. This page has been viewed 691 times since then and 194 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2014, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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