Auburn in Lee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Desegregation at Auburn
Erected to commemorate 50 years of desegregation at Auburn University
Erected 2015 by the Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 32° 36.213′ N, 85° 28.967′ W. Marker is in Auburn, Alabama, in Lee County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Touch for map. Located between Mary Martin Hall and the north side of Ralph Brown Draughon Library on the University of Auburn Campus. Marker is at or near this postal address: 231 Mell Street, Auburn University AL 36849, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Auburn WWI Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Auburn University (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Auburn University Chapel (about 500 feet away); The Lathe (about 500 feet away); Auburn - Alabama (approx. 0.2 miles away); Toomers Corner And The Bank Of Auburn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Auburn 1865~Present / The "Loveliest Village" (approx. ¼ mile away); Auburn United Methodist Church Founder's Chapel (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
Also see . . .
1. Opelika - Auburn News article on dedication of marker. (Submitted on November 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on the Desegregation of Auburn University. (Submitted on November 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 22, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.