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Lomax House, 1848

 
 
Lomax House, 1848 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 12, 2014
1. Lomax House, 1848 Marker
Inscription. Built by James J. Gilmer. Purchased by Reuben C. Shorter, 1849, for his wife, Caroline A.V. Billingslea, who later married Tennent Lomax, captain and governor of Orizaba, Mexican War colonel, 3rd Ala. Infantry Regt., CSA, killed at Battle of Seven Pines, 1862.

Social center of Montgomery for 60 years. Purchased in 1932 and restored to its original condition in 1972 by the Preferred Life Insurance Company.
 
Erected 1973 by the Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 22.451′ N, 86° 18.525′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is on South Court Street 0.1 miles from Adams Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 235 South Court Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil Rights Freedom Riders (within shouting distance of this marker); Ladies Memorial Association (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Frank M. Johnson, Jr. Federal Building and US Courthouse (about 500 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 500 feet away); Montgomery County World War II Monument
Lomax House image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 12, 2014
2. Lomax House
(about 500 feet away); Korean War (about 500 feet away); Knox Hall (about 600 feet away); Montgomery County Korean War Veterans (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Categories. War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
Lomax House Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 12, 2014
3. Lomax House Plaque
 
 
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 461 times since then and 54 times this year. Last updated on July 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 12, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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