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Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Larimore Home 1870

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, June 23, 2009
1. Larimore Home 1870 Marker
Inscription. Built by Theophilus Brown Larimore and his wife, Esther Gresham Larimore, as a home and educational center. Near site of foundry and arsenal of War Between The States, it served as a school, 1871-1887, to train ministers and Christian workers of the Church of Christ.
Used, 1947-1968, for classes by Mars Hill Bible School. Restored in 1971 by Associated Women's Organization. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1974.
 
Erected 1978 by Florence Historical Board Florence, Alabama.
 
Location. 34° 50.817′ N, 87° 39.602′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on Mars Hill Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 698 Mars Hill Road, Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Governor Hugh McVay Home Site and Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andrew Jackson's Military Road (approx. 0.8 miles away); Deibert Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); General John Coffee (approx. 1.7 miles away); Sweetwater (approx. 1.7 miles away); Wilson Family Cemetery 19th Century / Slave Cemetery 19th Century
Larimore Home 1870 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, June 23, 2009
2. Larimore Home 1870 Marker
(approx. 1.8 miles away); John Coffee: 1772-1833 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Weeden Heights (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Florence.
 
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Larimore Home 1870 image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, June 23, 2009
3. Larimore Home 1870
 
 
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