Barton Academy is a historic Greek Revival school building located on Government Street in Mobile, Alabama, United States. It was under construction from 1836 to 1839 and was designed by architects James H. Dakin, Charles B. Dakin, and James Gallier. Gallier and the Dakin brothers also designed the nearby Government Street Presbyterian Church. Barton Academy was the first public school in the state of Alabama.
... The fleeing rangers split up before getting to Barton ... One group followed the Barton River south to the falls at the outlet of Crystal Lake where they were able to catch fish ... Barton was chartered on October 20, 1789 ...
... Commission and the Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation named Barton Academy as one of their "Places in Peril" in 2005, citing the school board's planned relocation of its administrative center and the general ... aside an additional $700,000 for the renovation of Barton ... Barton was re-listed in 2009 on Alabama's "Places in Peril." ...
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