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Lomax House
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail
N 32° 22.449 W 086° 18.528
16S E 565021 N 3582118
Quick Description: Marker providing a brief history of the Lomax House at 235 South Court Street. Also known as the Gilmer-Shorter-Lomax House. Now a law office.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 12/26/2011 7:56:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMDCXV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 8

Marker Name: Lomax House-1848

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
Marker text: Built by James J. Gilmer. Purchased by Reuben C. Shorter, 1819, for his wife, Caroline A. V. Billingslea, who later married Tennent Lomax, captain and governor of Orizaba, Mexican War. Colonel, 3rd Ala. Infantry Regt., CSA, killed at Battle of Seven Pines, 1862. Social center of Montgomery for 60 years. Purchased in 1932 and restored to its original condition in 1972 by the Preferred Life Insurance Company.


Date Dedicated / Placed: 1973

Marker Number: Not Listed

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