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

Gayle - Tunstall House

 
 
Gayle - Tunstall House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 28, 2010
1. Gayle - Tunstall House Marker
Inscription. Built in 1828-29 by John Gayle, sixth governor of Alabama.

Birthplace of Amelia Gayle Gorgas, wife of Gen. Josiah Gorgas, Chief of Ordnance, CSA, mother of Wm. Crawford Gorgas, US Surgeon General who freed Canal Zone of yellow fever.

For many years was the home of the Hobson - Tunstall family: Wiley C. Tunstall, member of first Alabama R. R. Commission; his son, Alfred Moore Tunstall, Alabama legislator for 39 years and twice Speaker of House.
 
Erected 1957 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 42.242′ N, 87° 35.952′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, Alabama, in Hale County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Ward Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro AL 36744, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greensboro Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Magnolia Grove (approx. half a mile away); Southern University (approx.
Gayle - Tunstall House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 28, 2010
2. Gayle - Tunstall House Marker
0.9 miles away); Oak Grove School (approx. 11.9 miles away); Dr. Benjamin M. Duggar (approx. 14.7 miles away); St. Andrew’s Church (approx. 14.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Alabama's Womens' Hall of Fame: Amelia Gayle Gorgas. (Submitted on July 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
2. Alabama Governors: John Gayle. (Submitted on July 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
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Gayle - Tunstall House image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 28, 2010
3. Gayle - Tunstall House
Gayle - Tunstall House image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 28, 2010
4. Gayle - Tunstall House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,074 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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