Tuscaloosa in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Autherine Lucy Foster
Erected 2017 by The University of Alabama.
Location. 33° 12.608′ N, 87° 32.915′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is at the intersection of University Boulevard and Colonial Drive, on the right when traveling west on University Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscaloosa AL 35401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Delta Kappa Epsilon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maxwell Hall (about 600 feet away); University of Alabama (about 700 feet away); Site Of Franklin Hall (about 700 feet away); Denny Chimes (about 700 feet away); The President's Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oliver-Barnard Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kappa Delta (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
Also see . . .
1. The University of Alabama: Autherine Lucy Foster Dedication (YouTube, 1 min.). The University of Alabama's short video of the marker unveiling. (Submitted on September 18, 2017.)
2. Autherine Lucy Foster marker unveiled (YouTube, 2 min.). Autherine Lucy Foster, the first black student to attend the University of Alabama, speaks at ceremony unveiling the monument in her honor. (Submitted on September 18, 2017.)
3. Autherine Lucy Foster's legacy honored with historical marker (The Crimson White, 9/18/17). (Submitted on September 18, 2017.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Education • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2017. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 41 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on September 15, 2017, by Kendall Mullenhour of Niceville, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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