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

Bluff Hall

 
 
Bluff Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
1. Bluff Hall Marker
Inscription. Situated on historic White Bluff overlooking the Tombigbee River, Bluff Hall was built in 1832 by slaves of Allen Glover for his daughter, Sarah Serena, and her husband, Francis Strother Lyon.

Lawyer and planter, F. S. Lyon, served in both the Confederate and the United States congresses. Frequent war-time visitors in his house were General Leonidas Polk and General Zachary Deas.

Bluff Hall is now owned by the Marengo County Historical Society
 
Erected 1969 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 31.211′ N, 87° 50.411′ W. Marker is in Demopolis, Alabama, in Marengo County. Marker is on North Commissioners Avenue north of West Lyon Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 407 North Commissioners Avenue, Demopolis AL 36732, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. White Bluff (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Temple B’Nai Jeshurun (about 500 feet away); The Demopolis Opera House / Lillian Hellman And (approx.
Bluff Hall & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
2. Bluff Hall & Marker
0.2 miles away); Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); The Demopolis Theater District (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Leo’s Catholic Church (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Demopolis.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USNotable Buildings
 
Bluff Hall image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
3. Bluff Hall
Bluff Hall image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 12, 2010
4. Bluff Hall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 648 times since then and 21 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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