Newton, AlabamaOrganized in 1898 under the Christian leadership of A. W. Tate and Newton Baptist Church. The property was later given to the Baptists of southeast Alabama, adopted by nine Baptist Associations. In 1907 Baptist State Convention agreed to accept the school as a gift and received the deed in 1908. Financial support by the Convention began in 1912. It operated as a high school and junior college from 1921 - 1929 when it closed due to lack of funds.
|Placed By||Former Students|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, November 20th, 2014 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16R E 633569 N 3467129|
|Decimal Degrees||31.33093333, -85.59606667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 19.856', W 85° 35.764'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 19' 51.36" N, 85° 35' 45.84" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 153 Oates Dr, Newton AL 36352, US|
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