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

Huntington Hall

1900

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2017
1. Huntington Hall Marker
Inscription. Built as a girls dormitory with funds donated by the widow of Collis P. Huntington, philanthropist, and president of the C & O (Chesapeake & Ohio) Railroad. Huntington Hall was designed by architect, Robert R. Taylor, the first African American graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Director of Trades at Tuskegee Institute. The hall was later used as a residence hall for staff members, classrooms, and faculty offices.
 
Location. 32° 25.798′ N, 85° 42.252′ W. Marker is in Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, in Macon County. Marker can be reached from University Avenue mile 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. Frederick Douglass Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Campus Architect (within shouting distance of this marker); Dining and Social Center (within shouting distance of this marker); White Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Quadrangle (about 500 feet away); Great Philanthropists
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By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2017
2. Huntington Hall
(about 500 feet away); Managing the School (about 500 feet away); Porter Hall 1883 / Huntington Academic Building 1905 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuskegee Institute.
 
Regarding Huntington Hall. Huntington made his fortune in the railroad business.

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. African AmericansEducationNotable Buildings
 
Huntington Hall & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 11, 2017
3. Huntington Hall & Marker
 
 
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 195 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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