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Tuskegee Institute in Macon County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dorothy Hall

 

—Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site —

 
Dorothy Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 16, 2016
1. Dorothy Hall Marker
Inscription.
We also felt that we must not only teach the students how to prepare their food but how to serve and eat it properly. Booker T. Washington, The Story of My Life and Work

Hospitality continues to reign in this building as it has for decades. Students today learn about food preparation and hotel management here at the Kellogg Conference Center in Dorothy Hall. Originally female students attended classes here in sewing, childcare, nursing, and dietetics.

For many years the trustees met here, and George Washington Carver lived here from 1938 until he died in 1943. The building is named for Dorothy Lamb Woodbridge, great-great-great grandmother of Caroline and Olivia Phelps-Stokes, major contributors to Tuskegee Institute.

[Photo caption]
Students attend a cooking class in 1908.

 
Erected by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 25.789′ N, 85° 42.44′ W. Marker is in Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of Booker T Washington Boulevard and Campus Drive, on the right when traveling north on Booker T Washington Boulevard. Touch for map. Located within
Dorothy Hall image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, November 16, 2016
2. Dorothy Hall
Tuskegee University (formerly Tuskegee Institute). Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Booker T Washington Boulevard, Tuskegee Institute AL 36088, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lifting the Veil of Ignorance (within shouting distance of this marker); Booker T Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Tuskegee Chapel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fred David Gray (about 400 feet away); Tuskegee Cemetery (about 400 feet away); George Washington Carver (about 500 feet away); Historic Quadrangle (about 700 feet away); White Hall (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuskegee Institute.
 
Also see . . .  History of building - Tuskegee University website. (Submitted on November 28, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. African AmericansEducationNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 93 times this year. Last updated on December 7, 2016, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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