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Luverne in Crenshaw County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Bricken Building

Crenshaw County

 
 
The Bricken Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 29, 2020
1. The Bricken Building Marker
Inscription.  In the late 1800s, Benjamin R. Bricken, Crenshaw County's first attorney-at-law, built the Bricken Building, a landmark in the field of law in this county. Between 1893 and 1933, the Bricken Law Firm occupied the building Then, Ben H. Lightfoot and Horton H. Little practiced law under the name of Little and Lightfoot. After voters elected Ben H. Lightfoot as prosecuting attorney for Crenshaw County in 1936, the law offices of Thompson and Little occupied the building. Since 1980, the law firm of Lightfoot and Nichols has had offices in the building.

Listed in the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage January 14, 1982
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places January 14, 2005

 
Erected 2019 by Alabama Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 31° 42.928′ N, 86° 15.763′ W. Marker is in Luverne, Alabama, in Crenshaw County. Marker is at the intersection of Glenwood Avenue and East
The Bricken Building and the marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 29, 2020
2. The Bricken Building and the marker.
4th Street, on the right when traveling north on Glenwood Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 84 E 4th St, Luverne AL 36049, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Douglass House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rutledge Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Rutledge (approx. 3 miles away); New Providence Primitive Baptist Church Site (approx. 5.7 miles away); Goshen Substation (approx. 8.4 miles away); Elam Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 8˝ miles away); Rodgers School (approx. 10.2 miles away); Sports (approx. 13.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Bricken Building history from the Lightfoot & Nichols website. (Submitted on December 30, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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