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

White Hall

1910

 
 
White Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2017
1. White Hall Marker
Inscription. Named in honor of Alexander Moss White of Brooklyn, New York, with funds donated by his children. This structure opened fall 1909. The building was officially dedicated in January 1910 was a dormitory for women. A bronze tower with clock was added in 1913, with a manual winding system. In 1951 electric motors were installed, and the clock still chimes at intervals to the tune of "Cambridge Quarters".
 
Location. 32° 25.773′ N, 85° 42.304′ W. Marker is in Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, in Macon County. Marker can be reached from University Avenue 0.2 miles east of Booker T. Washington Boulevard. Touch for map. Located within the campus quadrangle. Marker is at or near this postal address: University Avenue, Tuskegee Institute AL 36088, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dining and Social Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Campus Architect (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Quadrangle (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Philanthropists (within shouting distance of this marker); Huntington Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frederick Douglass Hall (about 300 feet away); Managing the School (about 400 feet away); The Oaks (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuskegee Institute.
 
Regarding White Hall. The building was the main woman’s dormitory.

Tuskegee University is a private, historically Black university established in 1881. The campus has been designated as the Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site, a National Historic Landmark. Tuskegee University's campus is the only school in the United States to hold this distinction.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyEducationNotable Buildings
 
White Hall & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2017
2. White Hall & Marker
White Hall & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2017
3. White Hall & Marker
Campus quadrangle with White Hall on left. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2017
4. Campus quadrangle with White Hall on left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 226 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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