W.H. Council Traditional School

W.H. Council Traditional School (HM1MF0)

Location: Mobile, AL 36603 Mobile County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 40.304', W 88° 3.008'

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Council Traditional School was founded and opened in 1910. It is named in honor of William Hooper Councill, a former slave who was the founder of Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, Alabama. This building was erected in 1910 and underwent restoration in 1989. That same year, Mobile County Public School Commissioners designated Council as the system's first Magnet Elementary School. Council alumni have gone on to greatness in many areas including education, law, medicine, sports and leadership. Among Council's most celebrated alumni are National League baseball greats Satchel Paige and Hank Aaron.
HM NumberHM1MF0
Year Placed2008
Placed ByHistoric Mobile Preservation Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 1st, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 399403 N 3393692
Decimal Degrees30.67173333, -88.05013333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 40.304', W 88° 3.008'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 40' 18.24" N, 88° 3' 0.48" W
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Area Code(s)251
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 650-698 Virginia St, Mobile AL 36603, US
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