Alabama Central Female College

Alabama Central Female College (HMJCP)

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 Tuscaloosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 12.463', W 87° 34.465'

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After the seat of government was moved to Montgomery in 1847, the Tuscaloosa Capitol and its furnishings were deeded to the University of Alabama to be used for educational purposes.

In 1857, the University Board of Trustees leased the building for ninety-nine years to the newly formed Baptist affiliated Alabama Central Female College. At this time, a large brick four story dormitory was constructed at the west of the building.

On August 22, 1923, the historic building was totally destroyed by fire. In the 1930s the site was cleared for use as a park.
Year Placed1992
Placed ByCity of Tuscaloosa
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 1:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 446466 N 3674461
Decimal Degrees33.20771667, -87.57441667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 12.463', W 87° 34.465'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 12' 27.78" N, 87° 34' 27.90" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2811-2819 6th St, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, US
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