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St. Florian Historic District - St. Florian, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 34° 52.400 W 087° 37.416
16S E 443007 N 3859173
Quick Description: St. Florian was founded in 1872 by Father A. J. Houser, Director of the Homestead Society of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 10/13/2013 7:29:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ98G
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 2

Long Description:
The St. Florian Historic District historical marker is a standard Alabama Historical Commission metal marker with the Great Seal of the state at the top. It is located at the intersection of St. Florian Road and Old Jackson Hwy. The marker was placed by the Alabama Historical Commission.
Marker Name: St. Florian Historic District

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
Marker text: In 1872, Father A. J. Houser, Director of the Homestead Society of Cincinnati, Ohio founded St. Florian. He subdivided the land for German immigrants who became independent landowners, built homes and reared their families. Many of the descendants from that small group of immigrants still live in the community, some in the original homes. Other descendants are scattered throughout the United States. The St. Florian Historic District was included in the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage in September 2007.

Date Dedicated / Placed: Unknown

Marker Number: None

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