Tullibody Academy

The Safe House Museum in Greensboro; in 1968 its owner sheltered Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. from Klan members in the area

School for African Americans in Hale County, central western Alabama.

- Tullibody Academy
The Safe House Museum in Greensboro; in 1968 its owner sheltered Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. from Klan members in the area

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Greensboro, Alabama

City in Hale County, Alabama, United States.

City in Hale County, Alabama, United States.

Magnolia Hall, also known as the McCrary-Otts House, on Otts Street
St. Paul's Episcopal Church on Church Street
The Safe House Black Historic Museum in Greensboro. Martin Luther King Jr. hid here in 1968 to avoid the Ku Klux Klan. The home is now a museum documenting African-American history and the Civil Rights Movement.

William Burns Paterson, teacher, founder of Tullibody Academy and Alabama State University

The Safe House Museum in Greensboro; in 1968 its owner sheltered Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. from Klan members in the area

Hale County, Alabama

County located in the west central portion of the U.S. state of Alabama.

County located in the west central portion of the U.S. state of Alabama.

The Safe House Museum in Greensboro; in 1968 its owner sheltered Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. from Klan members in the area

Historically William Burns Paterson had set up Tullibody Academy for African Americans in Greensboro.

Tullibody including Menstrie Road and views towards the Forth from Colsnaur Hill

Tullibody

Town set in the Central Lowlands of Scotland.

Town set in the Central Lowlands of Scotland.

Tullibody including Menstrie Road and views towards the Forth from Colsnaur Hill
Tullibody House
William Burns Paterson
Leaving the Manse (engraving J. M. Corner) based on Quitting The Manse (oil painting G. Harvey) – featuring Tullibody Old Kirk
Tullibody with Menstrie and Alva at the foot of the Ochils beyond it. The bonded warehouses at Cambus, and Tullibody Inch are nearer the photographic position in the air above Cowie. Meanders on the Forth and the remains of Alloa Swing Bridge from Throsk are also visible.

William Burns Paterson (9 February 1850 – 16 March 1915) founder of Tullibody Academy and Alabama State University.

William Burns Paterson

Educator and horticulturist.

Educator and horticulturist.

Maggie Flack Paterson
Bird's Eye View of Montgomery in 1887, Alabama

From 1871 to 1879 he conducted Tullibody Academy for negroes at Greensboro, named after his home village.

Phillips Memorial Auditorium, one of only a few campus buildings still standing

Lincoln Normal School

Historic African American school expanded to include a normal school in Marion, Alabama.

Historic African American school expanded to include a normal school in Marion, Alabama.

Phillips Memorial Auditorium, one of only a few campus buildings still standing

On July 26, 1878, William Burns Paterson left Tullibody Academy to accept the Presidency of the State Normal School and University for Colored Students and Teachers in Marion, Alabama.

Photograph portrait of Samuel Laing Williams, 1903.

Samuel Laing Williams

The first African American to graduate from the Law School of the George Washington University, then called Columbian University, in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1821 as Columbian College, Columbian University briefly admitted African Americans to its law program some time between 1865 and about 1890.

The first African American to graduate from the Law School of the George Washington University, then called Columbian University, in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1821 as Columbian College, Columbian University briefly admitted African Americans to its law program some time between 1865 and about 1890.

Photograph portrait of Samuel Laing Williams, 1903.

For a short time, he moved to Greensboro, Alabama, to teach in the Tullibody Academy, a private school for African-American boys.