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    • Marker: Wesleyan Bell

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama; Historical markers; Bells; State Normal College (Florence, Ala.)
    • Location: Behind Collier Library, next to Wesleyan Hall, University of North Alabama. Text: The Wesleyan Bell was manufactured by the C.S. Bell Company in Hillsboro, Ohio. It is made of alloy steel, has a diameter of 38 inches, and is 24 inches...
    • Marker: 1st Lt. Chadwick McFall Barber

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama; Historical markers; Soldiers' monuments; War casualties; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Barber, Chadwick McFall, 1944-1969--Monuments
    • Location of marker: Amphitheater grounds, University of North Alabama. Text: In Loving Memory of 1st Lt. Chadwick McFall Barber (1944-1969). Lt. Chadwick McFall proudly served his country with distinction and paid the ultimate sacrifice when he was...
    • Marker: Florence State Teachers College

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama--Buildings; Historical markers; State Teachers College (Florence, Ala.); Wesleyan Hall (Florence, Ala.)
    • Location of Marker: Front of Wesleyan Hall, University of North Alabama. Text: Oldest state-supported teacher college south of Ohio River. 1830 - opened as LaGrange College (Methodist) at nearby Leighton. 1855 moved here and renamed FLORENCE...
    • Marker: Locust Dell Academy 1834-1843

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama--Buildings; Historical markers; Willingham Hall (Florence, Ala.); Locust Dell Academy (Florence, Ala.); Private schools
    • Location of Marker: Front of Willingham Hall, University of North Alabama. Text: On this site Nicholas Marcellus Hentz conducted a girls' school. Native of Metz, France, Hentz was a painter, entomologist, author, and was once a professor at...
    • Marker: Edward A. O'Neal Home

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama; Historical markers; O'Neal, Edward Asbury, 1818-1890; O'Neal, Emmet, 1853-1922
    • Location of Marker: Court Street entrance to University of North Alabama campus. Text: Built in 1840's, acquired 1857 by Edward Asbury O'Neal. Occupied various times during Civil War by Federals and Confederates. Edward O'Neal (1818-1890) attended...
    • Marker: Courtview, Rogers Hall 1855

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama--Buildings; Historical markers; Rogers Hall (Florence, Ala.); Courtview (Florence, Ala.)
    • Location of Marker: In front of Rogers Hall on University of North Alabama campus. Text: George Washington Foster, planter, built this Greek Revival mansion. An act of the legislature was required to close Court Street. In fall of 1864 it was...
    • Marker: Sannoner Historic District

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama; Historical markers; Sannoner, Ferdinand, 1793-1859; Florence (Ala.)
    • Location of Marker: Court Street, just north of Hermitage Drive. Text: Named for Ferdinand Sannoner, who surveyed the town of Florence for the Cypress Land Company in 1818, the district contains twenty-five structures on North Court and North Pine...
    • Marker: Seminary - O'Neal Historic District

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama; Historical markers; Florence (Ala.)
    • Location of marker: North Seminary Street behind Pope's Tavern. Text: Named for the O'Neal family which produced two Alabama governors and for Seminary the street on which the Synodical Female College was located, the Seminary-O'Neal Historic...
    • Marker: Simpson House - Irvine Place - Coby Hall

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama--Buildings; Historical markers; Coby Hall (Florence, Ala.); Simpson House (Florence, Ala.); Irvine Place (Florence, Ala.)
    • Location of Marker: Front of Coby Hall (Court St.). Text: Built by John Simpson in 1843, on the site of his earlier home, this residence, was occupied at various times by both armies during the Civil War. Purchased in 1867 by George W. Foster,...
    • Marker: Wesleyan Hall 1855

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama--Buildings; Historical markers; Florence Wesleyan University; Wesleyan Hall (Florence, Ala.)
    • Location of Marker: Front of Wesleyan Hall. Text: Chartered 1856 as Florence Wesleyan University, R.H. Rivers, President. Regarded as North Alabama's most eminent landmark, this Gothic Revival structure was designed by Adolphus Heiman, Nashville,...
    • Marker: Florence State Teachers College Heroes of World War II

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama; Historical markers; State Teachers College (Florence, Ala.); Soldiers' monuments; War casualties; World War, 1939-1945
    • Location of Marker: Amphitheater grounds, University of North Alabama. Text: Florence State Teachers College Heroes of World War II. During World War II, more than 300 graduates and former students of this institution served in the U.S. armed...
    • Marker: Lauderdale County Soldiers

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama; Historical markers; Soldiers' monuments; War casualties; World War, 1914-1918
    • Location of Marker: Amphitheater grounds, University of North Alabama. Text: These trees are planted in memory of the Lauderdale County Soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice. 1917 - 1918.
    • Marker: Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama--Buildings; Historical markers; Collier Library (Florence, Ala.); United States--Work Projects Administration
    • Location of Marker: Inside entrance to Computer Center (next door to Collier Library). Text: Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works; Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States; Harold L. Ickes, Administrator of Public Works;...
    • Marker: T.S. Stribling Literary Landmarks Register

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama; Historical markers; Collier Library (Florence, Ala.); State Normal College (Florence, Ala.); Stribling, T. S. (Thomas Sigismund), 1881-1965
    • Location of Marker: Entrance to Collier Library. Text: Friends of Libraries U.S.A. Literary Landmarks Register - University of North Alabama - In tribute to the life and writings of T.S. Stribling 1881-1965. Graduate of State Normal College at...
    • Marker: T.S. Stribling 1903

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama; Historical markers; Collier Library (Florence, Ala.); State Normal College (Florence, Ala.); Stribling, T. S. (Thomas Sigismund), 1881-1965
    • Location of Marker: Entrance to Collier Library. Text: T.S. Stribling 1903; T.S. Stribling (1881-1965) was a 1903 graduate of the State Normal School, now the University of North Alabama. One of America's best selling authors between the World...
    • Marker: World War Memorial

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama; Amphitheaters; Historical markers; World War, 1914-1918; Soldiers' monuments
    • Location of marker: Amphitheater, University of North Alabma. Text: Dedicated as a Memorial to the valor and patriotism of the men of this college who served in the World War. Made possible by the vision of Mrs. Susan Jones Price and the generosity...
    • Marker: Work Projects Administration

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama--Buildings; Historical markers; Willingham Hall (Florence, Ala.); United States--Work Projects Administration
    • Location of marker: Wall of Willingham Hall (left of front entrance). Text: Built by Work Projects Administration.
    • Marker: World War I Memorial Trees

    • Universities & colleges--Alabama; University of North Alabama; Historical markers; Soldiers' monuments; War casualties; World War, 1914-1918; Trees
    • Location of marker: Amphitheater grounds, University of North Alabama. Text: World War I Memorial Trees. On February 20, 1919, a row of memorial trees was planted along the east side of what was then Seminary Street (now Harrison Entrance) on city...

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