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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 WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY. Flourished until closed by war in 1865. 1872 deeded to State by Church. Became FLORENCE STATE NORMAL SCHOOL 1926 - present named adopted - 1975.

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University of North Alabama; Florence (Ala.); Alabama; Southern States

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color digital photograph

Image Creator

Phillip Oliver

Publisher Original

2009-06-01

Date Original

June 2009

Date Scanned

2010-01-14

Date Modified

2010-01-14

Digital Publisher

University of North Alabama, Collier Library Archives

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image/jpeg

Digital Creator

Oliver, Phillip

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