(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.
|Placed By||Alabama Historical Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 3:20pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 449017 N 3674880|
|Decimal Degrees||33.21161667, -87.54706667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 12.697', W 87° 32.824'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 12' 41.82" N, 87° 32' 49.44" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 900 Magnolia Dr, Tuscaloosa AL 35486, US|
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