Orion Institute

Orion Institute (HM1D1H)

Location: Troy, AL 36081 Pike County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 57.665', W 86° 0.391'

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Founded 1848 by legislative act and donations of citizens. Excellent instruction made it only school of kind for youth in area. Later used as public school until 1929 school consolidation.

Orion settled about 1815, by 1830 saw arrival of wealthy planters. Here on Chunnenuggee Ridge they built homes and cultivated valley plantations.
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HM NumberHM1D1H
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Year Placed1953
Placed ByThe Alabama Historical Association
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:54pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 593881 N 3536552
Decimal Degrees31.96108333, -86.00651667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 57.665', W 86° 0.391'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 57' 39.90" N, 86° 0' 23.46" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 205-253 Co Rd 37, Troy AL 36081, US
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