Leroy in Washington County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Taylor House
Built circa 1841 by Walter Taylor on Commerce Street in Jackson. In 1985, it was removed from its original site to make way for a new City Hall Complex and was brought to this site and restored as the Leroy Branch of the Washington County State Bank.
Walter Taylor (1817-1886) was the son of Daniel Taylor, one of the original Commissioners of the town of Jackson in 1816. He was a prominent attorney, farmer and merchant and with his wife Amanda Caroline Lankford Taylor, founded the Jackson Methodist Church in 1842.
Erected 1986 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 31° 30.431′ N, 87° 57.406′ W. Marker is in Leroy, Alabama, in Washington County. Marker is on Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 43) 0.2 miles north of Batley Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27188 Highway 43, Leroy AL 36548, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kimbell House (approx. 4 miles away); Old St. Stephens Masonic Lodge No. 9 (1821-1834)/St. Stephens Lodge No. 81 (approx. 6.2 miles away); Elijah & Issac Pugh Clarke County Courthouse (approx. 17.5 miles away); Grove Hill, Alabama (approx. 17.5 miles away); Colored and White Soldiers of World War I (approx. 17.6 miles away); Clarke County Soldiers Of The American Revolution (approx. 17.6 miles away); Creagh Law Office (approx. 17.6 miles away).
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 260 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.