Alabama Bronze Map

A Guide to the Images of the Bronze Map on the Lawn of the Alabama Department of Archives and History


image from Bronze Map: 'Tuskegee Institute


41. Tuskegee Institute
Tuskegee, Macon County


In 1881, Booker T. Washington became the first principal of Tuskegee Normal School, later known as Tuskegee Institute, and now Tuskegee University. Under Washington's leadership the school attracted many talented teachers, such as Dr. George Washington Carver, and became one of the most celebrated colleges in the U.S.