Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Greek Revival Home built, 1851 by John H. Murphy, cotton broker and an incorporator and director of the Montgomery Water Works Company, chartered 1854. Union Army Provost Marshal's Headquarters 1865. Elks Club 1902-1967. Restored by Montgomery Water Works and Sanitary Sewer Board, 1970.
Erected 1970 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
Location. 32° 22.792′ N, 86° 18.57′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Bibb Street and Coosa Street, on the left when traveling east on Bibb Street. Marker is located to the right of the front of the house. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 Bibb Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Montgomery Freemasonry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Montgomery Slave Trade/Warehouses Used in the Slave Trade (about 500 feet away); The First Offices of the Confederate GovernmentSt. John's Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); General Charles Graham Boyd (about 600 feet away); Confederate Military Prison / Civil War Military Prisons (about 600 feet away); Bernard Whitehurst and the Whitehurst Case / Montgomery: Learning From the Past (about 600 feet away); Elijah Cook / City of Montgomery v. Rosa Parks (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,001 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.