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The Amistad Murals consists of three panels: The Revolt, The Court Scene, and Back to Africa. They are housed in Savery Library and are known as one of artist Hale Aspacio Woodruff’s best known works.

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Talladega College
627 West Battle Street
Talladega, AL 35160
Telephone: 256-761-0206

  • Follow signs for I-20 E/I-59 N/Atlanta/Gadsden and merge onto I-20 E/I-59 N. Continue to follow I-20 E. About 39 mins. go 41.6 mi. total 42.2 mi
  • Take exit 168 for AL-77 toward Talladega/Lincoln. go 0.2 mi. total 42.4 mi.
  • Turn right at AL-77 S. About 14 mins. go 10.6 mi. total 53.0 mi.
  • Turn right at N East St. About 2 mins. go 0.8 mi. total 53.9 mi
  • Turn right at the 3rd cross street onto W Battle St/S East St. Continue to follow W Battle St. Destination will be on the right. About 2 mins. go 0.7 mi. total 54.5 mi
FROM ATLANTA (212 miles)
  • Head north on Capitol Ave SE toward Martin Luther King Jr Dr SE. 207 ft
  • Continue onto Piedmont Ave SW. 0.5 mi
  • Turn right at Edgewood Ave SE. 0.2 mi
  • Turn right to merge onto I-75 S/I-85 S. 0.5 mi
  • Take exit 247 to merge onto I-20 W toward Birmingham. Entering Alabama. 86.4 mi
  • Take exit 185 for AL-21 toward Oxford/Anniston. 472 ft
  • Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Talladega. 371 ft
  • Turn left at AL-21 S/S Quintard Ave
  • Continue to follow AL-21 S. 20.0 mi
  • Continue onto North St E. 0.4 mi
  • Turn left at S East St. 335 ft
  • Take the 1st right onto W Battle St/S East St. Continue to follow W Battle St. Destination will be on the right. 0.7 mi


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Admissions Contact Information

By Mail:
Office of Admissions
Talladega College
627 Battle Street West
Talladega, AL 35160

Phone: (866) 540-3956
or (256) 362-0274
Email: admissions@talladega.edu



The history of Talladega College began on November 20, 1865, when two former slaves William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both of Talladega, met in convention with a group of new freedmen in Mobile, Alabama.

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