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

Magnolia Grove

 
 
Magnolia Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 28, 2010
1. Magnolia Grove Marker
Inscription.
Birthplace, ancestral home of
Richard Pearson Hobson
1870-1937
Spanish - American War Hero
Admiral Hobson, as naval officer,
Statesman, lecturer and author,
Urged national preparedness:
Championed human welfare causes.
Alabama made this home a state shrine
to Admiral Hobson in 1943.
House built in 1838 by Col. Isaac Groom.

 
Erected 1957 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 42.243′ N, 87° 36.417′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, Alabama, in Hale County. Marker is at the intersection of Hobson Street and Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Hobson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro AL 36744, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gayle - Tunstall House (approx. half a mile away); Greensboro Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Southern University (approx. 1.3 miles away); Oak Grove School (approx. 11.7 miles away); Dr. Benjamin M. Duggar
Magnolia Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 28, 2010
2. Magnolia Grove Marker
(approx. 14½ miles away); St. Andrew’s Church (approx. 14½ miles away); Vine And Olive Colony (approx. 18 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. Constructor Richmond Pearson Hobson. (Submitted on July 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
2. Role of Richmond Hobson in Spanish American War. (Submitted on July 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
3. Richmond Pearson Hobson From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on July 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
4. Magnolia Grove from the Alabama Historical Commission. (Submitted on July 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USGovernmentHeroesWar, Spanish-American
 
Magnolia Grove image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 28, 2010
3. Magnolia Grove
Richard Pearson Hobson image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 28, 2010
4. Richard Pearson Hobson
Col. Isaac Croom, builder and first resident of Magnolia Grove image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 28, 2010
5. Col. Isaac Croom, builder and first resident of Magnolia Grove
Men's Parlor at Magnolia Grove image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 28, 2010
6. Men's Parlor at Magnolia Grove
Entrance hall with winding stairs at Magnolia Grove image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 28, 2010
7. Entrance hall with winding stairs at Magnolia Grove
The collier MERRIMAC fantail name plate image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 28, 2010
8. The collier MERRIMAC fantail name plate
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,145 times since then and 77 times this year. Last updated on May 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on July 29, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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