Historic Markers Across Alabama



Huntington Hall



Marker ID:  
Location: University Avenue, Tuskegee Institute, AL
County: Macon
Coordinates: N 32° 25.798    W 085° 42.252
  32.42996666    -85.7042
Style: Interpretative Sign **
Waymark: None
 



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Huntington Hall
1900


Built as a girls dormitory with funds donated by the widow of Collis P. Huntington, philanthropist, and president of the C & O (Chesapeake & Ohio) Railroad. Huntington Hall was designed by architect, Robert R. Taylor, the first African American graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Director of Trades at Tuskegee Institute. The hall was later used as a residence hall for staff members, classrooms, and faculty offices.



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More information:
NPS - Tuskegee University
Wikipedia - Booker T. Washington
Wikipedia - George Washington Carver



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