Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Early 19th century
The structure was moved to Old Alabama Town and restored in 1980. It is the oldest standing building in Montgomery County.
Erected by Landmark Foundation of Montgomery.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Lafayette’s Farewell Tour series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1821.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 North Hull 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. Lucas Tavern / Lafayette (a few steps from this marker); William Lowndes Yancey (within shouting distance of this marker); Ordeman House Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Abram Mordecai / Mordecai's Cotton Gin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thompson Mansion (about 400 feet away); Montgomery and Electricity / Hydroelectricity in the River Region (about 700 feet away); Ray W. Scott Jr. Founded Bass Anglers Movement (about 800 feet away); The E. L. Posey Parking Lot (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
Regarding Lucas Tavern. The old Tavern is now a museum. It is said that Eliza Lucas began haunting the tavern after building renovations in 1980.
"Dogtrot" is also known as a breezeway house, dog-run, or possum-trot, and is a style of house that was common throughout the Southeastern United States during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 494 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 9, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.