Historic Markers Across Alabama

Powell School

Marker ID: AHC 
Location: at the intersection of 6th Avenue North and 24th Street North, Birmingham, Alabama
County: Jefferson
Coordinates: N 33° 31.29    W 086° 48.21
  33.5215    -86.8035
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Birmingham's first public school was named for Colonel James R. Powell, the City's first elected Mayor. This energetic promoter also served as the first President of the Elyton Land Company (now Birmingham Realty), which founded the city in 1871. Two yea

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