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

The Friedman Home

 
 
The Friedman Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
1. The Friedman Home Marker
Inscription.  Built 1835 by Alfred Battle; purchased 1875 by Bernard Friedman; willed to the city of Tuscaloosa 1965 by Hugo Friedman.

Traditionally a social and cultural center in Tuscaloosa, it was the residence of Virginia Tunstall Clay-Clopton, author of “Belle of the Fifties” and of the poet Robert Loveman.
 
Erected 1970 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 33° 12.267′ N, 87° 33.983′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is on Greensboro Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1010 Greensboro Avenue, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tuscaloosa First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chabannes - Sealy House (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. John The Baptist Catholic Church
The Friedman Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
2. The Friedman Home Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Tushkalusa (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Jemison Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); First African Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
 
The Friedman Home image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
3. The Friedman Home
The Friedman Home Front Door image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
4. The Friedman Home Front Door
The Friedman Home image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, September 5, 2010
5. The Friedman Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 834 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 6, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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