Historic Markers Across Alabama



Southern University



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: at the intersection of State Street (State Highway 69) and Amory Street, Greensboro, AL
County: Hale
Coordinates: N 32° 41.927    W 087° 35.096
  32.69878333    -87.58493333
Waymark: None
 



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Merged in 1918 as part of Birmingham Southern College.

Founded here in 1856 by Methodist Church.

Weathered War and Reconstruction to prosper in late 1800’s. Moved to Birmingham in 1918 on merger with Birmingham College, founded in 1896 by Methodist.

Erected 1956 by Alabama Historical Association.







End of Southern University