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The first African-American pilots in U. S. military history utilized
this hangar, located originally at Tuskegee Army Air Field. Built by
Nashville contractors McKissack and McKissack, the base was the first
major Army Air Forces base constr…
The Second Creek War of 1836 broke out when many Creek Indians resisted forced removal after an 1832 treaty ceded the last of their tribal lands in Alabama. As hostility increased between white settlers pouring into the area and Creeks who were re…
Janice Hawkins Park was named in honor of the First Lady of Troy University, a devoted wife and loving mother, whose work benefited Troy in the fine arts, service to students, internationalization of the University, and support of military veteran…
Built in 1961 and renovated in 1989, the Chancellor's residence is the "front door" to the University. It has served as the entertainment site for international, national, state and local leaders, including ambassadors, U.S. Senators, governors, w…
The Violata Pax (Wonded Peace) Dove symbolizes beauty and peace, sorrow and tragedy. Where you stand determines what you see.
The sculpture was originally commissioned as part of a post-earthquake renovation project for the Basilica of Saint F…
In the early 1800s, south Alabama was still inhabited by many groups of Native Americans: Creek, Chickasaw, and Choctaw among others. They traveled, hunted, traded, and made war on the many ancient trails here. European settlers improved these roa…
In honor of the men of Pike County who served in the World War 1914-1918.
On May 9, 1921, S.B. Innis, C.L. Jenkins, James Henderson, Pres Thomas and C.B. Brooks, the "colored school committee," entered into a school mortgage for the construction of a building for "colored school purposes" on …
Founded prior to 1850, at the same time as the original church near Fryer's Bridge, which became the village of Linwood in the late 1850s. Original cemetery included the graves of both black and white parishioners of the early church. In the 1870…
Built by U.S. Army, 1824,
from Ft. Barrancas, at Pensacola
to Ft. Bainbridge, S.E. of Tuskegee.
Here it joined Federal Road leading to
Ft. Mitchell in Russell County.
Road followed Indian trade trail
Became main road for settlers
and traders befo…