Historic Markers Across Alabama



Site of Huntsville Female College 1851-1895



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Location: Randolph Avenue SE, Huntsville AL
County: Madison
Coordinates: N 34° 43.974    W 086° 34.879
  34.7329    -86.58131666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Site of Huntsville Female College
1851-1895


Organized in 1851 under the direction of the Methodist Episcopal Church, so this institution became one of the finest of its kind in the South in the education of girls from the primary through the college level.

Its aim was to "secure the symmetrical development of body, mind, and soul."

Destroyed by fire January 4, 1895.

Architect George Steele.

Erected 1959 by Huntsville Historical Society.







End of Site of Huntsville Female College 1851-1895