Celebrated author Zora Neale Hurston was born in Notasulga on January 7, 1891. Her parents, John Hurston and Lucy Potts met here, at the Macedonia Baptist Church. but moved to Eatonville, Florida where Zora grew up. Through . . . — — Map (db m95110) HM
The camp on this site served as a military hospital, a camp of conscription and instruction, a supply depot, and a cemetery during the War Between the States. At one time, there were hundreds of headstones and rocks marking the final resting place . . . — — Map (db m73529) HM
The Baptismal located outside and to the rear of the Church on the school side, was used from 1945 until 1988. All members presenting for baptism were baptized here during those years. Prior to 1945, members were baptized in a nearby body of water. . . . — — Map (db m95114) HM
The Church Privies are located behind the church. There are mens and womens, each with three toilets. The toilets are original, and are made of solid metal, with attached closable lids. According to the wording on the lids, they were . . . — — Map (db m95115) HM
It was under this tree that participants in the U.S. Public Health Study of Untreated Syphilis in Negro Males in Macon County, Alabama, met to wait for Nurse Rivers, the Shiloh School nurse, to come and either administer treatment, update health . . . — — Map (db m95113) HM
Oldest Identified Grave Site: 1881.
Grave sites include participants of the
U.S. Public Health Study of Syphilis in
Untreated Black Males, 1930-1972.
Designated State of Alabama Historic Site: 2006 — — Map (db m151227) HM
The Shiloh-Rosenwald School, located in Notasulga, was a collaboration between educator Booker T. Washington and Julius Rosenwald, CEO of Sears. Rosenwald schools are landmarks in the history of African-American . . . — — Map (db m95109) HM