Capitol Grounds, 1937

Capitol Park 1937.jpg

Title

Capitol Grounds, 1937

Subject

Old State Capitol

Description

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 on August 23, 1923.

The ruins of the old capitol building still stand in an area known as Capitol Park.

Publisher

The Tuscaloosa News

Date

1937

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)

Type

Photograph

Identifier

2386

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

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