Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Seminary - O'Neal Historic District
Erected by Florence Historical Board Florence, Alabama.
Location. 34° 48.304′ N, 87° 40.643′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on N Seminary St. Touch for map. Located on North Seminary Street behind Pope's Tavern. Marker is in this post office area: Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pope's Tavern Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Sannoner Historic District (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Courtview, Rogers Hall (about 600 feet away); Colonel Pickett Place (about First United Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); Sannoner Historic District Medical Arts Building (about 700 feet away); Regions Bank (about 700 feet away); Wood Avenue Historic District (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
Regarding Seminary - O'Neal Historic District. Roughly, Seminary St. between Hermitage Dr. and Irvine Ave. and Irvine between Seminary and Wood Ave.
Also see . . .
1. Sears Archives. The process of designing your Sears house began as soon as the Modern Homes catalog arrived at your doorstep. Over time, Modern Homes catalogs came to advertise three lines of homes, aimed for customers’ differing financial means: Honor Bilt, Standard Built, and Simplex Sectional. Honor Bilt homes were the most expensive and finest quality sold by Sears. Joists, studs, and rafters were to be spaced 14 3/8 inches apart. Attractive cypress siding and cedar shingles adorned most Honor Bilt exteriors. And, depending on the room, interiors featured clear-grade (i.e., knot-free) flooring and inside trim made from yellow pine, oak, or maple wood. Sears’s catalogs also reported that Standard Built (Submitted on September 2, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
2. University of North Alabama History in the Making. William Lindsey McDonald Image of "Florence Synodical College (now the site of the Post Office). (Submitted on September 2, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
3. Alabama Governors: Emmet O'Neal. Emmet O'Neal was born September 23, 1853, at Florence, Alabama, to Governor Edward and Olivia (Moore) O'Neal. He received his early education in the schools of Florence and received further degrees from Florence Wesleyan University, the University of Mississippi and the University of Alabama. Following his graduation from the University of Alabama, he read law under his father's guidance and was subsequently admitted into practice. In 1876 he formed a partnership with his father which continued until the senior O'Neal was elected governor. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
4. Alabama Governors: Edward Abury O'Neal. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
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