Field Trip: Historic Talladega College and Amistad Murals

Bryant Conference Center

240 Paul W Bryant Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Website: Click to Visit
Trip Leader: Peggy Hamner (sswims2001@gmail.com) - Join Dr. Dionne Edison, Interim Chair, Dept. of Education, for a tour of Talladega College, Alabama’s oldest private historically black college, founded in 1867, and the first institution in Alabama to admit qualified persons of any race or ethnic origin. We will visit historic landmarks on the campus - Swayne Hall built in 1852 as the original school house, the DeForest Chapel with 17 stained-glass windows by David C. Driskell, Savery Library (1939), home of the Amistad Murals by famed artist Hale Woodruff, and other buildings of note. Following our tour, we will enjoy a Dutch-treat lunch before returning to Tuscaloosa.

Activity level : Moderate/strenuous (extensive walking, stairs in all buildings)

Register at olli.ua.edu

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Friday, October 06, 2017

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OLLI@UA

Phone: 205-348-6482
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

Fee: $39

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