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Sannoner Historic District - Florence, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 34° 48.230 W 087° 40.686
16S E 437974 N 3851498
Quick Description: This historic marker is located on North Court Street, Florence AL.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 7/7/2013 4:11:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMHG2Y
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
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Long Description:
Sannoner Historic District


Named for Ferdinand Sannoner, who surveyed the town of Florence for the Cypress Land Company in 1818, the district contains twenty-five structures on North Court and North Pine Streets. Wealth planters, lawyers and merchants occupied the six fine antebellum homes: Courtview (1855) Gov. Edward Asbury O'Neal (1840's), Irvine Place (1843), Conner Place (1854), Wakefield (1820's) and Hickory Place (James Irvine's House 1832.) Other structures date from the late nineteenth century and early twentieth centuries.

Erected by Florence Historical Board Florence Alabama.
Marker Name: Sannoner Historic District

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
Newspaper article: http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1842&dat=19751128&id=2iAsAAAAIBAJ&sjid=BZ4FAAAAIBAJ&pg=920,6401870 National Historic Register: Sannoner Historic District (added 1976 - #76000336) Also known as See Also: Courtview Includes both sides of N. Pine and N. Court from Tuscaloosa Ave. to University of Alabama, Florence Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Late Victorian, Federal Area of Significance: Architecture Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1825-1849 Owner: Private Historic Function: Domestic Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling


Date Dedicated / Placed: Not listed

Marker Number: Not listed

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