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

King House

Built 1823

 
 
King House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 17, 2010
1. King House Marker
Inscription. This tablet placed by the descendants of Edmund King, Jr. and the Alabama Writers Conclave. To commemorate his life and services. First brick house and first with glass windows built in this section of the state. Formerly known as the Mansion House. June 14, 1932.
 
Erected 1932 by Descendants of Edmund King, Jr. and the Alabama Writers Conclave.
 
Location. 33° 6.3′ N, 86° 51.742′ W. Marker is in Montevallo, Alabama, in Shelby County. Marker can be reached from Highland Street near Bloch Street. Click for map. The King House and marker located across from the Carmichael Library on the campus of the University of Montevallo. Marker is in this post office area: Montevallo AL 35115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. University Of Montevallo National Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Montevallo High School (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alabama Historical Association (about 700 feet away); Welcome To Historic Montevallo (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town of Wilton (approx. 2.2 miles away);
King House Marker next to the front door. image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 17, 2010
2. King House Marker next to the front door.
The Liberty Bell Garden (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Liberty Bell (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Colonial Courthouse/The Stocks and Pillory (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Montevallo.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Window with original glass. image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 17, 2010
3. Window with original glass.
The King House image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 17, 2010
4. The King House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 748 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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