Historic Markers Across Alabama

Livingston State College

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Washington Street, Livingston, AL
County: Sumter
Coordinates: N 32° 35.287    W 088° 11.118
  32.58811666    -88.1853
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM7FYQ


Chartered in 1840 as Livingston Collegiate Institute (1835: Female Presbyterian Academy planned). In 1883, by work of Julia Tutwiler, Alabama legislature made its first grant of funds to a girls' school. 1907: State Normal School. In 1929: became Livingston State Teachers College, granting degrees. In 1957 change to present name reflected its broader purposes.

End of Livingston State College