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

House of the Mayors

 
 
House of the Mayors Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 12, 2014
1. House of the Mayors Marker
Inscription. Built in the 1850's for Jack Thorington, mayor of Montgomery from 1838-39, this House has also been the home of Mordecai Moses, mayor in the late 1870's, and Joseph Norwood who had been mayor of Fort Deposit before coming to Montgomery. Moses owned the home from 1868 until its purchase in 1893 by Norwood whose family converted it into apartments in 1940. The House has undergone several alterations and exhibits excellent architectural ornamentation which evidences the tastes of each period of change. In 1979, the House was restored for use as an office building for the State of Alabama.
 
Erected 1979 by the Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 22.269′ N, 86° 18.439′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is on South Perry Street 0.1 miles north of Grove Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 530 S Perry Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Teague House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War - Barnes School / Figh-Pickett House (about 500 feet away); Rice-Semple-Haardt House
House of the Mayors image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 12, 2014
2. House of the Mayors
(was about 500 feet away but has been reported missing. ); Juliette Hampton Morgan / Montgomery City-County Public Library (about 500 feet away); Knox Hall (about 800 feet away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Governor Shorter House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lomax House, 1848 (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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