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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: 'University of Alabama<

 

47. University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County

 

As one of its first acts after statehood, the state legislature established the "University of the State of Alabama" in 1820, but the school did not open until 1831. The Denny Chimes tower was dedicated in 1929 and is a school landmark.