Greensboro in Hale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Gayle - Tunstall House
Birthplace of Amelia Gayle Gorgas, wife of Gen. Josiah Gorgas, Chief of Ordnance, CSA, mother of Wm. Crawford Gorgas, US Surgeon General who freed Canal Zone of yellow fever.
For many years was the home of the Hobson - Tunstall family: Wiley C. Tunstall, member of first Alabama R. R. Commission; his son, Alfred Moore Tunstall, Alabama legislator for 39 years and twice Speaker of House.
Erected 1957 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 32° 42.242′ N, 87° 35.952′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, Alabama, in Hale County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Ward Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro AL 36744, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greensboro Presbyterian ChurchSt. Paul’s Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Magnolia Grove (approx. half a mile away); Southern University (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oak Grove School (approx. 11.9 miles away); Dr. Benjamin M. Duggar (approx. 14.7 miles away); St. Andrew’s Church (approx. 14.7 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Alabama's Womens' Hall of Fame: Amelia Gayle Gorgas. (Submitted on July 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
2. Alabama Governors: John Gayle. (Submitted on July 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,275 times since then and 38 times this year. Last updated on May 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.