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Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Regions Bank
 
Regions Bank Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Sandra Hughes, July 2, 2009
1. Regions Bank Marker
 
Inscription. This building which was completed in 1983 is an accurate replica of the local historical mansion known as The Forks of Cypress. The original mansion, completed in 1822 by James and Sarah Jackson on a knoll five miles from Florence Alabama, was struck by lighting and burned in 1966.
 
Erected by Florence Historical Board Florence Alabama.
 
Location. 34° 48.198′ N, 87° 40.584′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Seminary St. and E.Tuscaloosa St. on N. Seminary St.. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 321 N Seminary St, Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel Pickett Place (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Woodrow Wilson Park (about 400 feet away); Justice John McKinley Federal Building (about 500 feet away); Sannoner Historic District Medical Arts Building (about 500 feet away); Wood Avenue Historic District (about 500 feet away); Wood Avenue Church of Christ (about 600 feet away); Florence Synodical Female College (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Florence.
 
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Regions Bank Photo, Click for full size
By Sandra Hughes, July 2, 2009
2. Regions Bank
 

1. Forks of Cypress. The Regions Bank is a replica of the Forks of Cypress which was a Greek Revial Plantation built by James Jackson. The Forks of Cypress played a roll in the development of thoroughbred horse in America. (Submitted on March 9, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. Forks of Cypress, Florence, Alabama. Post Card (Submitted on March 9, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Ruins of the Forks of Cypress Photo, Click for full size
By Sandra Hughes, June 27, 2009
3. Ruins of the Forks of Cypress
All that is left of the Forks of Cypress are the Columns shown here.
 
 
Forks of Cypress Columns Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, 1969
4. Forks of Cypress Columns
Photo taken just over two years after the home burned.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,210 times since then. Last updated on March 28, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 9, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   4. submitted on April 26, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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