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  • Collection: Government - Buildings, People, and Services

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The Alabama State Capitol was located on this site in Tuscaloosa from 1829 to 1846 when the capitol was moved to Montgomery.

After the capitol moved, the building was occupied by the Alabama Central Female College until it was destroyed by fire…

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The ruins of the State Capitol building are still found in Capitol Park in Tuscaloosa. The Alabama State Capitol was located in Tuscaloosa from 1826-1847 and then moved to Montgomery. In 1857 the Capitol building was leased to the Alabama Central…

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Castle Hill Water Tank, built in 1915, was a two and one-half million-gallon tank that went up on what was once Bryce Hospital property. The tank stood 60 feet high and was 72 feet in diameter and was built by Col. Woolsey Finnell.

At one time,…

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A civil rights leader, public servant, fervent advocate for justice and fairness, Steel was a visionary always pushing for “a new day and a new way,” Steele has made his mark on the very fabric of the Tuscaloosa County community, Alabama and the…

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Clell Lavern "Butch" Hobson Sr. was a member of the Tuscaloosa City Council for one term from 1997 - 2001.

Born November 28, 1930 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama Hobson was educated in the Tuscaloosa City Schools.

He entered the University of Alabama…

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This view is of the front steps.

A U.S. Post Office and Federal Court Building was constructed on Broad Street (now University Boulevard) at the corner of 22nd Street beginning in 1908. It was designed by architect James R. Taylor and was…

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A detail of the image of stone masons work on the 22nd Avenue entrance to the U.S. Post Office lobby.

A U.S. Post Office and Federal Court Building was constructed on Broad Street (now University Boulevard) at the corner of 22nd Street beginning…

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Stone masons work on the 22nd Avenue entrance to the U.S. Post Office lobby.

A U.S. Post Office and Federal Court Building was constructed on Broad Street (now University Boulevard) at the corner of 22nd Street beginning in 1908. It was designed…

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This view is looking toward the Northeast.

A U.S. Post Office and Federal Court Building was constructed on Broad Street (now University Boulevard) at the corner of 22nd Street beginning in 1908. It was designed by architect James R. Taylor and…

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This is a detail view of what would later become the foundations and basement. One would be looking to the Northeast.

A U.S. Post Office and Federal Court Building was constructed on Broad Street (now University Boulevard) at the corner of 22nd…
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