Alabama A&M University
Laid out by the father of American landscape and architecture, Fredrick Law Olmstead Sr., the Alabama A&M University Historic District, also known as the Normal Historic District is recognized historically at the local, state, and federal level. The Historic District consist of 46 historic structures and artifacts, 36 of which contribute to the historic character of the District. Of contributing structures, 7 are academic buildings, 5 are residential halls, 2 are athletic facilities, 8 are agricultural buildings, 2 are maintenance buildings, and 2 are former dining halls.
The District also includes a former hosptial, 2 cemeteries, a security building, 2 utility buildings, an early post office, agricultural expermental fields, and an ornamental gate.
*The James H. Wilson Building, built by student labor, is the only building within the Historic District designated as an Historic Place by the Department of Interior.