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

Betz Addition Historic District

“Quality Hill”

 
 
Betz Addition Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
1. Betz Addition Historic District Marker
Inscription. The Betz Addition Historic District, also known as “Quality Hill”, lies to the north of Highway 278 East and is named in honor of Cullman’s first mayor, Fred Betz. The district is listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage. Composed of 72 residential structures dating from the late nineteenth through the mid 20th century, the district covers approximately 12 blocks.

The Cullman Downtown Commercial Historic District, which includes First, Second, and Third Avenues, NE and SE, as well as Third and Fourth Streets, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.
 
Erected by Alabama Historical Commission.
 
Location. 34° 10.667′ N, 86° 50.183′ W. Marker is in Cullman, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street Northeast (U.S. 278E) and 6th Avenue Northeast, on the left when traveling east on 3rd Street Northeast. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cullman AL 35055, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Die Deutsche Kolonie Von Nord Alabama” (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sand Mountain Plateau (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. John’s Evangelical Protestant Church
Betz Addition Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
2. Betz Addition Historic District Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Weiss Cottage (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johann Gottfried Cullmann (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cullman, Alabama (approx. half a mile away); Cullman Railroad Depot (approx. half a mile away); King Pharr Canning Company Operated Here (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cullman.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Example of one the homes in the historic district image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
3. Example of one the homes in the historic district
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 941 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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