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Marion Female Seminary

Historic Site

While teaching here in 1861, Prussian-born artist Nicola Marschall designed the first national flag of the Confederate States of America, "The Stars and Bars." It was officially adopted by the Confederate States of America on March 4, 1861 and served as the national flag of the Confederacy longer than any other banner.

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Marion Female Seminary
204 West Monroe St.
Marion, AL 36756
334-683-9622
Hours of Operation
  • Open by appt
Fees
  • Not provided
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