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Knox Hall

 
 
Knox Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 12, 2014
1. Knox Hall Marker
Inscription. Designed by Stephen Decatur Button, Knox Hall built in the 1840's by William Knox, a native of Ireland who settled in Montgomery in 1830's. Knox founded Central Bank of Montgomery which made first loans to Confederate government.

House incorporates details from LeFever's "Beauties of Modern Architecture," leading Greek Revival pattern book of ante-bellum period.
 
Erected 1982 by the Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 22.396′ N, 86° 18.427′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of South Perry Street and Scott Street, on the right when traveling north on South Perry Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 419 South Perry Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Teague House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governor Shorter House (about 400 feet away); Juliette Hampton Morgan / Montgomery City-County Public Library (about 600 feet away); Lomax House, 1848
Knox Hall & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 12, 2024
2. Knox Hall & Marker
(about 600 feet away); Rice-Semple-Haardt House (about 600 feet away but has been reported missing); Major Lemuel Purnell Montgomery (about 700 feet away); Civil Rights Freedom Riders (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Knox Hall image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 12, 2014
3. Knox Hall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 14 times this year. 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.
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