Site of Huntsville Female College

Site of Huntsville Female College (HMPBH)

Location: Huntsville, AL 35801 Madison County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 43.974', W 86° 34.879'

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Organized in 1851 under the direction of the Methodist Episcopal Church, so this institution became one of the finest of its kind in the South in the education of girls from the primary through the college level.

Its aim was to "secure the symmetrical development of body, mind, and soul."

Destroyed by fire January 4, 1895.

Architect George Steele.
Year Placed1959
Placed ByHuntsville Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 1:09am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 538329 N 3843503
Decimal Degrees34.73290000, -86.58131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 43.974', W 86° 34.879'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 43' 58.44" N, 86° 34' 52.74" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 417 Randolph Ave SE, Huntsville AL 35801, US
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