The Architect

The Architect (HMJE2)

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 Tuscaloosa County
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N 33° 12.48', W 87° 34.446'

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The Capitol in Tuscaloosa was designed by English-born architect, William Nichols, who served as State Architect from 1826 - 1832. Nichols also designed and built the campus of The University of Alabama.
Before coming to Alabama he had remodeled the North Carolina Capitol and Governor's Palace in Raleigh. He also designed and built several structures at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
After leaving Alabama, Nichols served as assistant state engineer for Louisiana where he designed a temporary State House in New Orleans.
Later, as State Architect of Mississippi, Nichols designed the Mississippi Capitol and Governor's Mansion in Jackson. He also designed and built the University of Mississippi in Oxford.
HM NumberHMJE2
Year Placed1992
Placed ByCity of Tuscaloosa
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 6:19am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 446495 N 3674493
Decimal Degrees33.20800000, -87.57410000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 12.48', W 87° 34.446'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 12' 28.80" N, 87° 34' 26.76" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 652-712 28th Ave, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, US
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