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Jacksonville State University

 
 
Jacksonville State University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
1. Jacksonville State University Marker
Inscription.
This Educational Center of Northeast Alabama Traces its Origin to
Jacksonville Male Academy 1836
Jacksonville Female Academy 1837
Calhoun College 1871
Calhoun Grange College 1878
State Normal School 1883
State Teachers College 1929
Jacksonville State College 1957
Jacksonville State University 1966

Erected February 22, 1983 in observance of the Institutionís Centennial Celebration
 
Erected 1983 by Forney Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 49.376′ N, 85° 45.913′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is on University Circle west of North Pelham Road (State Highway 21), on the right. Touch for map. Marker is located on the campus of Jacksonville State University in front of Bibb Graves Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville AL 36265, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Presidents of Jacksonville State (a few steps from this marker); Joseph William Burke (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Magnolias" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas A. Walker (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Jacksonville State University Marker on the left image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
2. Jacksonville State University Marker on the left
Jacksonville (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Depot (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chief Ladiga Trail - Jacksonville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jacksonville, Alabama (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Also see . . .  Jacksonville State University's History and Timeline. (Submitted on October 2, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Education
 
Jacksonville State University Marker with the Houston Cole Library in the background image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
3. Jacksonville State University Marker with the Houston Cole Library in the background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,173 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 2, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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