Troy in Pike County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The College was placed under a separate Board of Trustees in 1967. The Board of Trustees approved the name change to Troy University effective August 2005. Troy Universityís evolution has been reflected in its several names:
Troy State Normal School 1887
Troy State Normal College 1893
Troy State Teachers College 1927
Troy State College 1957
Troy State University 1967
Troy University 2005
Erected 2006 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 31° 47.918′ N, 85° 57.439′ W. Marker is in Troy, Alabama, in Pike County. Marker is on University Avenue west of Luther Drive, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker located in front of C. B. Smith Hall on the campus of Troy University. Marker is in this post office area: Troy AL 36081, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall Of Honor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McCall Hall (about 300 feet away); Cowart Hall (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Cowart Hall (about 600 feet away); Bibb Graves Hall (about 600 feet away); “The Thinker” (about 800 feet away); Shackelford Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pace Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 817 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.