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COLBERT COUNTY, ALABAMA
PHOTO GALLERY - THINGS

LAGRANGE COLLEGE MONUMENT

Contributed 1 Oct 2005
by Stephen A Nicklas


This is the site of
LAGRANGE COLLEGE
Chartered in 1830 by an act of
the legislature of Alabama
An institution of high order for men
attended chiefly by students
from the southern states
The college was burned April 28, 1863
by Federal Cavalry commanded by
Colonel Florence M. Cornyn
Under General Granville Dodge

Presidents
Bishop Robert Paine  1830 - 1846
Dr. Edward Wadsworth  1846 - 1852
James D. Hardy  1852 - 1853
Rev. Smith Moore   3 months 1853
Dr. R. H. Rivers  1854 - 1855
Rev. Felix Johnson  1855 - 1856
Col. J. W. Robertson  1858 - 1862


Erected April 1950
by Act of Legislature of
Alabama 1945
Paul Coburn
H.R.


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