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The Park Avenue Historic District - Hoover, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 33° 24.096 W 086° 51.365
16S E 513382 N 3695819
Quick Description: The Park Avenue Historic District Historical Marker, Hoover, AL
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 12/16/2011 2:24:14 PM
Waymark Code: WMDAWW
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 1

Long Description:
Historical marker located on Park Avenue at Rockland Drive telling about the beginning of the residential area that came to be known as Bluff Park. The marker was placed by the Hoover Historical Society.
The area was added to the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage in 1998.
Marker Name: The Park Avenue Historic District

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
51 structures, 70% residential, built early 20th century to post World War II period. The 1885 sale of Gardener Hale’s land began the housing development. The 33 acre 1924 Independent Presbyterian Church Children’s Fresh Air Farm, 1923 Bluff Park Elementary School were the most significant buildings. Alabama Register of Landmarks/Heritage 1998

Date Dedicated / Placed: 1999

Marker Number: None

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