Published on November 6, 2017  
Chartered as Howard College in 1841, Samford survived two fires, the Civil War, a century of financial turmoil and two relocations to become one of the region's top universities. This marker displays the layout of the East Lake campus, the school's home from 1887-1957 and the second of three campus locations. Listen to John C. Pittman '44 recall President Harwell Davis's vision to move from East Lake to Homewood.


Audio Information
IntervieweeJohn Pittman
RepositorySamford University Oral History Collection