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"Barton Academy. " Mobile Things to Do Tip by keeweechic

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This was the first public school in Alabama , built in 1835-1836. It was named after Willoughby Barton who wrote the bill creating public schools of Mobile roughly 28 years before the state system. In 1864 it was used as a hospital for Union soldiers.

Address: 504 Government Street

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  • Written Oct 6, 2002
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