Tallahassee in Leon County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Florida A&M University
On May 6, 1996, the historic Florida A&M College campus was listed in the National Register of Historic Places based on the school’s historic significance and the architectural style of its buildings. The designation also recognized the national achievements and contributions of FAMU students, alumni, faculty and staff. In 1997, in national competition, FAMU was named “College of the Year” in Time Magazine’s
Erected 1998 by Systems Design of Tallahassee and The Florida Department of State. (Marker Number F-397.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series list.
Location. 30° 25.615′ N, 84° 16.921′ W. Marker is in Tallahassee, Florida, in Leon County. Marker is at the intersection of South Adams Street (State Road 363) and Palmer Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Adams Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: South Adams Street, Tallahassee FL 32301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Florida A&M University Hospital (1911-1971) (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Florida A&M University Hospital (1911-1971) (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Florida A&M University (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wilhelmina Jakes And Carrie Patterson: Initiators of The Tallahassee Bus Boycott (approx. ¼ mile away); Lucy Moten Elementary School Coach Alonzo "Jake" Gaither Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chandler's Tourist Camp (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jacksonville, Pensacola and Mobile Railroad Company Freight Depot (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallahassee.
More about this marker. A near duplicate of the marker is located at Palmer and South Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard on the Florida A&M University.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . . Florida A&M University History. (Submitted on December 10, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 10, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.