Hoover in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
1827 - 1973
Thomas W. Farrar was the Founder and first Grand Master of the Masonic Lodge in Alabama 1821-22-24.
This historical site donated to the public by Jones W. Schwab in 1935.
The work was done and fence provided by Thomas W. Martin and George B. Ward.
Erected 1973 by Shades Crest Garden Club.
Location. 33° 24.706′ N, 86° 51.407′ W. Marker is in Hoover, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Shades Crest Road south of Park Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 588 Shades Crest Road, Birmingham AL 35226, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shades Crest Road Historical District (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bluff Park Elementary School / Hoover Community Education (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hale - Joseph Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Park Avenue Historical District (approx. 0.7 miles away); Overseerís House (approx. Oxmoor Iron Furnaces (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Shades Crest Road Historical District (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ross Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hoover.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,009 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 10, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.