Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Folmar - Siegelman House
The house has been occupied by several distinguished Montgomery families. Bibb and Miriam Folmar, parents of Montgomery Mayor Emory Folmar, resided here from 1955 until 1979 when the house was sold to then Secretary of State Don Siegelman. Don Siegelman and family continued to live in the house while he served as Attorney General and Lieutenant Governor and when elected Governor, November 3, 1998.
Erected 1999 by the Cahaba Trace Commission.
Location. 32° 21.323′ N, 86° 17.984′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Norman Bridge Road and Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Norman Bridge Road. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Moore-Tyson-McPhillips Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fitzgerald Home (approx. half a mile away); Sidney Lanier High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Alabama Governor's Mansion (approx. 0.6 miles away); Birth of Montgomery Bus Boycott (approx. 0.7 miles away); Black Members of the Alabama Legislature Who Served During The Reconstruction Period of 1868-1879 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rosa Louise Parks (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
Regarding Folmar - Siegelman House. The house stood empty for many year after 1998 and fell into disrepair. A request was made in 2008 to demolish the house but was denied due to its historical nature. Repairs were made after being sold by the city to a developer for $10.00 in 2010.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on July 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 20, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.