Historic Markers Across Alabama

Site of Oxford College

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Near Oxford Stadium on the north side of Hamric Dr (US 78) in Oxford, AL.
County: Calhoun
Coordinates: N 33° 36.518    W 085° 49.841
  33.60863333    -85.83068333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM5EWK


1867-1900. Important in latter 19th century by educating boys and girls of area. Land and two-story brick building provided by sponsoring citizens. Headed by John H. Dodson from founding until 1900, when he became state superintendent of education. Among its noted graduates were state superintendents of education J. W. Abercrombie and H. C. Gunnels.

End of Site of Oxford College