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Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Birmingham - Southern College

 
 
Birmingham - Southern College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 8, 2010
1. Birmingham - Southern College Marker
Inscription.
Created in 1918 on this site
by merger of two colleges:
Southern University
a Methodist college
founded in 1856 at Greensboro.
Birmingham College
founded by Methodist as
N. Alabama Conference College
on this site in 1898.

 
Erected 1955 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 33° 30.849′ N, 86° 50.989′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Arkadelphia Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located about 225 yards south of the main entrance gate to the college. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham AL 35254, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smithfield (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rickwood Field (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Rickwood Field (approx. 0.9 miles away); Walker Memorial Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Wilson's Raiders (approx. 1.1 miles away); Disabled American Veterans (approx. 1.3 miles
Birmingham - Southern College Marker Looking South image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 8, 2010
2. Birmingham - Southern College Marker Looking South
away); United Confederate Veterans (approx. 1.8 miles away); Julius Ellsberry Memorial Park (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
 
Categories. Education
 
Birmingham - Southern College Marker Looking North image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 8, 2010
3. Birmingham - Southern College Marker Looking North
The Edwards Bell Tower Stands High on the Campus of Birmingham - Southern College image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 8, 2010
4. The Edwards Bell Tower Stands High on the Campus of Birmingham - Southern College
Birmingham - Southern College image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 8, 2010
5. Birmingham - Southern College
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 767 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 8, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 9, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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