Auburn in Lee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Desegregation at Auburn
Erected to commemorate 50 years of desegregation at Auburn University
Erected 2015 by the Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker African Americans • Civil Rights • Education. A significant historical date for this entry is January 4, 1964.
Location. 32° 36.213′ N, 85° 28.967′ W. Marker is in Auburn, Alabama, in Lee County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Thach Road and South College Street. Located between Mary Martin Hall and the north side of Ralph Brown Draughon Library on the University of Auburn Campus. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 231 Mell Street, Auburn University AL 36849, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Auburn WWI Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Auburn University (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); East Alabama Male College (about 500 feet away); Auburn University Chapel (about 500 feet away); The East Alabama Methodist College (about 500 feet away); The Lathe (about 500 feet away); Auburn - Alabama (approx. 0.2 miles away); Auburn 1865~Present / The "Loveliest Village" (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
Also see . . .
1. Opelika - Auburn News article on dedication of marker. (Submitted on November 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on the Desegregation of Auburn University.(Submitted on November 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 642 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.