Athens in Limestone County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
a liberal arts college
founded by patriotic citizens
Raised to college level
under Methodist patronage
First college building,
Founders Hall (1842-3),
still used for classes
Unbroken service since 1822
Erected by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 34° 48.382′ N, 86° 58.082′ W. Marker is in Athens, Alabama, in Limestone County. Marker is on Pryor Street just from N. Beaty Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 316 Pryor Street, Athens AL 35611, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Athens College Veteran's Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scenes From Hobbs & Market Streets (approx. ¼ mile away); Athens Big Spring Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Trinity School Cistern (approx. ¼ mile away); Faces of Market Street (approx. ¼ mile away); North Side of Square (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Town Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); A County Older Than the State (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
Categories. • Education • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,086 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 25, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 22, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.