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Huntingdon College

 
 
Huntingdon College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 19, 2014
1. Huntingdon College Marker
Inscription.
Coeducational liberal arts college of the United Methodist Church

1854: Founded as Tuskegee Female College

1872: Acquired by the Methodist Church, renamed Alabama Conference Female College

1909: Moved to this site as Woman's College of Alabama

1935: Renamed Huntingdon College for patron of British Methodism

Motto: Enter to Grow in Wisdom; Go Forth to Apply Wisdom in Service
 
Erected 2006 by the Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 21.118′ N, 86° 17.108′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of East Fairview Avenue and College Street, on the right when traveling east on East Fairview Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 East Fairview Avenue, Montgomery AL 36106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First United Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); Fitzgerald Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Moore-Tyson-McPhillips Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); Folmar - Siegelman House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Remount Depot / Keyton Station
Huntingdon College image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 19, 2014
2. Huntingdon College
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Birthplace of Nat "King" Cole (approx. one mile away); Home of Ralph David Abernathy (approx. one mile away); Birth of Montgomery Bus Boycott (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Also see . . .  Website of Huntingdon College. (Submitted on January 19, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on July 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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