Demopolis in Marengo County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Lawyer and planter, F. S. Lyon, served in both the Confederate and the United States congresses. Frequent war-time visitors in his house were General Leonidas Polk and General Zachary Deas.
Bluff Hall is now owned by the Marengo County Historical Society
Erected 1969 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Government & Politics • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
Location. 32° 31.211′ N, 87° 50.411′ W. Marker is in Demopolis, Alabama, in Marengo County. Marker is on North Commissioners Avenue north of West Lyon Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 407 North Commissioners Avenue, Demopolis AL 36732, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. White Bluff (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Episcopal ChurchTemple B’Nai Jeshurun (about 500 feet away); Marengo County Confederate Monument (about 800 feet away); The Demopolis Opera House / Lillian Hellman And (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (approx. ¼ mile away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); The Demopolis Theater District (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Demopolis.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 873 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 15, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.