Historic Markers Across Alabama

John Murphy - Governor 1825 - 1829

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Location: 7th Street west of 28th Avenue, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
County: Tuscaloosa
Coordinates: N 33° 12.436    W 087° 34.443
  33.20726666    -87.57405
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


He initiated construction of the Capitol, the University of Alabama, and the State Bank. The legislature passed laws, known as slave codes, to severely restrict the rights of slaves, while citizens began to press for the removal of Alabama's remaining Indians.

Erected 1992 by City of Tuscaloosa.

End of John Murphy - Governor 1825 - 1829