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

Historic Site

 
 
Historic Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
1. Historic Site Marker
Inscription. Tuscaloosa’s oldest house, The McGuire-Strickland, was built on this site ca. 1820; first occupant, Moses McGuire, Tuscaloosa County’s first Probate Judge, State Representative 1845; sold to Dr. Rueben Searcy 1849; to the Presbyterian Church 1851 as church manse, occupied by Rev. Robert B. White before and during the Civil War; 1866 Milton Strickland, Civil War veteran, purchased for his family home. To “save” the structure, Tuscaloosa County Preservation Society moved it to Capitol Park 1970; property acquired by SouthTrust Bank of Tuscaloosa County 1988.
 
Erected 1989 by SouthTrust Bank of Tuscaloosa County.
 
Location. 33° 12.009′ N, 87° 33.837′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is at the intersection of 15th Street and Greensboro Avenue, on the right when traveling west on 15th Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1427 Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Jemison Home (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chabannes - Sealy House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Friedman Home (approx. 0.3 miles
Historic Site Marker located on the grounds of the Wachovia Bank Branch image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
2. Historic Site Marker located on the grounds of the Wachovia Bank Branch
away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Greenwood Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Tuscaloosa First United Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); First African Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away); First Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
The McGuire-Strickland House at Capitol Park grounds image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, March 13, 2010
3. The McGuire-Strickland House at Capitol Park grounds
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 637 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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