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Hoover in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Overseer’s House

Built in 1889

 
 
Overseer’s House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 24, 2010
1. Overseer’s House Marker
Inscription. This house was provided for the overseer of the 560-acre A. B. Howell Peach Orchard. William Morgan and William and Evan Hale were overseers. The house was purchased by John and Marie Taylor in 1989 and was placed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage in 2000.
 
Erected by Hoover Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 23.864′ N, 86° 51.411′ W. Marker is in Hoover, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and Chapel Road, on the left when traveling south on Park Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Birmingham AL 35226, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Park Avenue Historical District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bluff Park Elementary School / Hoover Community Education (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hale - Joseph Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lover’s Leap (approx. one mile away); Ross Bridge (approx. one mile away); Shades Crest Road Historical District (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Shades Crest Road Historical District (approx. 2.2 miles away); Oxmoor Iron Furnaces (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hoover.
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestryNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Overseer’s House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 24, 2010
2. Overseer’s House Marker
Overseer’s House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 24, 2010
3. Overseer’s House Marker
The Overseer’s House image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 24, 2010
4. The Overseer’s House
 
 
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 1,329 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 10, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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