Historic Markers Across Alabama

Jacksonville State University

Marker ID:  
Location: is on University Circle west of North Pelham Road (State Highway 21), Jacksonville, Alabama
County: Calhoun
Coordinates: N 33° 49.376    W 085° 45.913
  33.82293333    -85.76521666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMF4W1


This Educational Center of Northeast Alabama Traces its Origin to
Jacksonville Male Academy 1836
Jacksonville Female Academy 1837
Calhoun College 1871
Calhoun Grange College 1878
State Normal School 1883
State Teachers College 1929
Jacksonville State College 1957
Jacksonville State University 1966

Erected February 22, 1983 in observance of the Institution's Centennial Celebration

[Erected Forney Historical Society]


More information:
Wikipedia: Jacksonville, Alabama
Calhoun County
Jacksonville State University web site.
Wikipedia -

End of Jacksonville State University