Tuskegee Institute in Macon County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Thomas Monroe Campbell
November 12, 1906
Thomas Monroe Campbell,
the first Negro agent, received
notice of his selection by
Dr. Booker T. Washington and
Dr. Seaman A. Knapp, U.S.D.A.
to begin extension work
Location. 32° 25.833′ N, 85° 42.685′ W. Marker is in Tuskegee Institute, Alabama, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of Foster Drive and Moton Drive, on the right when traveling south on Foster Drive. Touch for map. Marker located within the Tuskegee University Campus. Marker is at or near this postal address: Foster Drive, Tuskegee Institute AL 36088, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tuskegee University (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Tuskegee Airmen's Plaza (about 600 feet away); Booker T Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carver's Laboratory (approx. ¼ mile away); Lifting the Veil of Ignorance (approx. ¼ mile away); Fred David Gray (approx. ¼ mile away); Dorothy Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Tuskegee Chapel (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuskegee Institute.
Regarding Thomas Monroe Campbell.
His fourth child was Colonel William A. Campbell, who became a highly decorated member of the Tuskegee Airmen.
Also see . . . The Encyclopedia of Alabama article on Thomas Monroe Campbell. (Submitted on March 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Agriculture • Education •
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