Editor’s Note: This is the third in a three-part series exploring the development of Troy University’s campus and its ties to the renowned landscape architecture firm the Olmsted Brothers, responsible for some of the most iconic public spaces in America.
Read Part 1 here. Read Part 2 here.
Wally Lowery knew an opportunity when he…
The birthplace of the late Congressman John Robert Lewis now bears a historic marker, recognizing the significance that this tract of land off Gardner Bassett Road just outside of Troy had on the Civil Rights icon’s life and legacy.
Unveiled during a special ceremony on Saturday, the marker was a project of The John R….
When Willie Austin II graduated from Troy University, he left with a desire to give back to his alma mater.
Recently, the 2017 graduate did just that by gifting TROY a hand-painted portrait of the late Congressman John Lewis, a work will soon be displayed in John Robert Lewis Hall.
Austin, who majored in computer…
The man for whom historic Bibb Graves Hall was renamed late last year had a long and inspiring relationship with both Pike County and Troy University.
The late Rep. John Lewis, who Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. nicknamed “The Boy from Troy” due to his roots in Pike County, Alabama, initially planned to attend TROY…