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University of Alabama

 
 
University of Alabama Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
1. University of Alabama Marker
Inscription.
Endowed by Congress 1819
Ordained by State constitution 1819
And established by
General Assembly 1820
Instruction Begun 1831
Unofficial Training School
Confederate Officers 1861-65
Destroyed by Federal Army
April 4, 1865, Rebuilding Begun 1867
and Reopened 1868.

 
Erected 1985 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 33° 12.603′ N, 87° 32.779′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker can be reached from University Boulevard west of 6th Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located next to Denny Chimes on the Campus of the University of Alabama. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscaloosa AL 35487, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Denny Chimes (a few steps from this marker); The President's Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); University of Alabama Civil War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rotunda Plaza (about 500 feet away); Shockly’s Escort Company Of Cavalry (about 600 feet away); Storrs Cadet Troop
University of Alabama Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
2. University of Alabama Marker
(about 600 feet away); Amelia Gayle Gorgas (about 600 feet away); Site Of Franklin Hall (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
 
Also see . . .  History of University of Alabama. (Submitted on April 8, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
Categories. EducationGovernmentWar, US Civil
 
Denny Chimes & University of Alabama Markers image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
3. Denny Chimes & University of Alabama Markers
On The Campus of the University of Alabama image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
4. On The Campus of the University of Alabama
Denny Chimes viewed from the steps of Amelia Gayle Gorgas Library.
Bryant-Denny Stadium on the Campus of the University of Alabama image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, November 17, 2008
5. Bryant-Denny Stadium on the Campus of the University of Alabama
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,032 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 8, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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