Historic Markers Across Alabama



Cowart Hall - Renovated 1993



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Location: on Cowart Hall on University Avenue, Troy, Alabama
County: Pike
Coordinates: N 31° 47.951    W 085° 57.35
  31.79918333    -85.95583333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



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Cowart Hall
Renovated 1993


Born in Henderson, Alabama in 1850, Fletcher Jackson Cowart began his working career as a public school teacher. He later served superintendencies for both the Pike County and the Troy City schools. He was editor of the Troy Messenger and a member of the Alabama Legislature. He came to Troy Normal School (now TSU) as Chair of Science, a position he held for twenty years until his retirement in 1919.

Board of Trustees
Jim Folsom, Jr., Governor
Wayne Teague, Ed.D.
Gerald O. Dial
Roy J. Gamble
C. J. Hartley
R. Douglas Hawkins, D.V.M.
Robert E. Kelly
Wallace D. Malone, Jr.
Linda M. Maynor
Richard S. Meador
Allen E. Owen, III
Jack Hawkins, Jr. Ph.D., Chancellor
McKee and Associates, Architecture
Whaley Construction Company, Inc., Construction Manager







End of Cowart Hall - Renovated 1993