Site Of Franklin Hall

Site Of Franklin Hall (HMKI0)

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL 35486 Tuscaloosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 12.697', W 87° 32.824'

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(The Mound)

Franklin Hall, and early University dormitory designed by Capt. William Nichols, was erected on this site in 1835. Was one of the buildings destroyed by the Union raid on April 4, 1865. After Civil War the remains of structure were shaped into present mound. By early 20th century this mound had become traditional site for honorary tappings by The University.

Marker donated by Phi Mu Sorority in commemoration of its 50th anniversary at the University of Alabama.
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HM NumberHMKI0
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Year Placed1981
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 3:20pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 449017 N 3674880
Decimal Degrees33.21161667, -87.54706667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 12.697', W 87° 32.824'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 12' 41.82" N, 87° 32' 49.44" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 900 Magnolia Dr, Tuscaloosa AL 35486, US
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