Wilcox Female Institute

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Wilcox Female Institute
Wilcox Female Institute 2008 01.JPG
The front elevation of the Wilcox Female Institute in 2008.
Wilcox Female Institute is located in Alabama
Wilcox Female Institute
Wilcox Female Institute is located in the US
Wilcox Female Institute
Location Camden, Alabama
Coordinates 31°59′34″N 87°17′46″W / 31.99278°N 87.29611°W / 31.99278; -87.29611Coordinates: 31°59′34″N 87°17′46″W / 31.99278°N 87.29611°W / 31.99278; -87.29611
Built 1845–1850
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 75000330[1]
Added to NRHP April 3, 1975

The Wilcox Female Institute is a historic Greek Revival-style school building in Camden, Alabama.[1] The two-story brick structure was built between 1845 and 1850 as a boarding school for girls. The school closed in 1910 and the building was then used by the Wilcox County school system for over 50 years. It was acquired by the Wilcox Historical Society in 1976. The group made it into their official headquarters.[2] It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on April 3, 1975.[1]

As recorded by the Historic American Buildings Survey in 1937
Front elevation 
Close-up of main entrance 
Staircase in the first floor hallway 

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  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Wilcox Female Institute". Encyclopedia of Alabama. Retrieved 2008-10-15. 

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