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

Larimore Home 1870

 
 
Larimore Home 1870 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, June 23, 2009
1. Larimore Home 1870 Marker
Inscription. Built by Theophilus Brown Larimore and his wife, Esther Gresham Larimore, as a home and educational center. Near site of foundry and arsenal of War Between The States, it served as a school, 1871-1887, to train ministers and Christian workers of the Church of Christ.
Used, 1947-1968, for classes by Mars Hill Bible School. Restored in 1971 by Associated Women's Organization. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1974.
 
Erected 1978 by Florence Historical Board Florence, Alabama.
 
Location. 34° 50.817′ N, 87° 39.602′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on Mars Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 698 Mars Hill Road, Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Governor Hugh McVay Home Site and Cemetery (approx. mile away); Andrew Jackson's Military Road (approx. 0.8 miles away); Deibert Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); General John Coffee (approx. 1.7 miles away); Sweetwater (approx. 1.7 miles away); Wilson Family Cemetery 19th Century / Slave Cemetery 19th Century
Larimore Home 1870 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, June 23, 2009
2. Larimore Home 1870 Marker
(approx. 1.8 miles away); John Coffee: 1772-1833 (approx. 1.8 miles away); Weeden Heights (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Also see . . .  Theophilus Brown Larimore 1843-1929. Perhaps no man of recent generations has come from such low depths of poverty and obscurity and has risen to such heights of fame in the brotherhood as T. B. Larimore. He was born on July 10, 1843, in East Tennessee. Little is known of his parents. (Submitted on July 17, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
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Larimore Home 1870 image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, June 23, 2009
3. Larimore Home 1870
Larimore Home 1870 Back View of Home image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 22, 2017
4. Larimore Home 1870 Back View of Home
Larimore Office image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 22, 2017
5. Larimore Office
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 928 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 3, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   4, 5. submitted on July 17, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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