Demopolis in Marengo County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
using imported materials and artisans Glorifying the Greek Revival Architecture by combining Doric exterior Corinthian grand ballroom Ionic parlor and dining room with mirrors, chandeliers, columns, domes
This house was named for Gen. George Strother Gaines, 1784-1872 distinguished United States Agent and Factor to Choctaw Indian Nation
Erected 1961 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Architecture • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1842.
Location. 32° 30.513′ N, 87° 50.11′ W. Marker is in Demopolis, Alabama, in Marengo County. Marker is at the intersection of South Cedar Avenue and East Whitfield Street, on the right when traveling north on South Cedar Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 805 South Cedar Avenue, Demopolis AL 36732, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Whitfield Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Demopolis Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Leo’s Catholic Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Demopolis Theater District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Demopolis Opera House / Lillian Hellman And (approx. 0.7 miles away); Marengo County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.7 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 16, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,189 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on November 16, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.