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Elmcrest

Elmcrest

Elmcrest (ca 1838) is the oldest building on the Judson College campus. In 1851, Judge John Moore purchased this home from Samuel Fowlkes and remodeled it as a wedding gift for his bride, Emily Billingslea. Judge Moore was a captain in the Confederate army. He served as president of the Judson College Board of Trustees […]

MMI Campus

MMI Campus

15. MARION MILITARY INSTITUTE CAMPUS -[South Washington Street] Founded by Alabama Baptist in 1842 as an all-male school, it became Marion Military Institute in 1888. Several buildings predate 1861. Its Chapel, built 1857, served as a Confederate hospital during the War Between the States. Female and male cadets now attend the school. http://marionmilitary.edu/ Discover Perry […]

Marion Military Institute Barracks

MMI Barracks

14. MARION MILITARY INSTITUTE BARRACKS-[South Washington Street] Founded by Alabama Baptist in 1842 as an all-male school, it became Marion Military Institute in 1888. Several buildings predate 1861. Discover Perry County Call 1.334.526.3061 Site #14 Marion Military Institute Barracks GPS Coordinates: 32.623075, -87.321621    

Marion Military Institute Chapel

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13. MARION MILITARY INSTITUTE CHAPEL-[South Washington Street] Founded by Alabama Baptist in 1842 as an all-male school, it became Marion Military Institute in 1888. Several buildings predate 1861. Discover Perry County Call 1.334.526.3061 Site #13 Marion Military Institute Chapel GPS Coordinates: 32.623662, -87.32204    

Lincoln Normal School Campus

Lincoln Normal School, Perry County, Alabama

11. LINCOLN NORMAL SCHOOL CAMPUS – PHILLIPS AUDITORIUM-[Corner of Lincoln and Lee Streets] Lincoln Normal was founded in 1867 by freed slaves as a school for African-American children. Former students and friends of Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Phillips, who served as principal for 31 years, dedicated one of the few remaining buildings, Phillip’s Memorial Auditorium in […]

Jewett Hall

Judson College

10. JEWETT HALL [Bibb Street] Named for Milo Parker Jewett, the founder of Judson College, Jewett Hall once served as the entirey of the college after its move from the South Early and Smith Streets property. It now serves as the main building of the larger Judson campus. Discover Perry County Call 1.334.526.3061 Site #10 GPS […]

Howard College

Howard College Old

9. HOWARD COLLEGE [South Early Street & Smith Street] Established as a male counterpart to Judson College, Howard College first opened its doors on January 3, 1932. Discover Perry County Call 1.334.526.3061 Site #9 GPS Coordinates: 32.630268, -87.321342      

Judson College Campus

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8. JUDSON COLLEGE CAMPUS-[Bibb Street] Alabama’s only college for women, Judson is beginning its 163rd year of service as an institution of Women, Faith and Knowledge. Discover Perry County Call 1.334.526.3061 Site#8 Judson College Campus GPS Coordinates: 32.630643, -87.316595  

Judson College’s First Campus

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7. JUDSON COLLEGE’S FIRST CAMPUS [South Early Street & Smith Street] Purchased on January 4, 1839, by Judson, the house had two small wings that served as the college’s first campus, which opened on January 7, 1939. Discover Perry County Call 1.334.526.3061 Site #7 Judson College’s First Campus GPS Coordinates: 32.630268, -87.321342  

Female Seminary

Female Seminary

FEMALE SEMINARY-[Monroe Street] Founded in 1836 as a school for girls. It was here that Nicola Marschall, an art teacher and naitve of St. Windel, Prussia, designed the first Confederate flag and the Confederate uniform. Discover Perry County Call 1.334.526.3061 Site #6 Marion Female Seminary GPS Coordinates: 32.634363, -87.318164