Historic Markers Across Alabama



Site of Six Mile Male And Female Academy



Marker ID:  
Location: on Sixmile School Road south of Montevallo Road (State Highway 25), Six Mile, Alabama
County: Bibb
Coordinates: N 33° 0.337    W 087° 0.293
  33.00561666    -87.00488333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Years before 1859, two acres of land were donated for a school by Mr. and Mrs. Good. A two-story wooden structure was built. Among its first teachers were John Alexander, W. J. Peters, R. M. Humphries, and R. H. Pratt. Under Pratt’s leadership the academy made great progress.

Curriculum 1882
English
French
Latin
Greek
Mathematics
Bookkeeping
Penmanship
Elocution
Rhetoric
Music
Natural Science
Theology (1886)

The Academy trained scores of Ministerial students.

Erected by Bibb County Heritage Association, Inc.







End of Site of Six Mile Male And Female Academy