Near Tanner in Limestone County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
William Parham is credited with the construction. He was a master craftsman from Virginia who settled nearby. The expertly carved mantel pieces and other interior woodwork are also attributed to him. The most notable owner of Cotton Hill was Luke Matthews (1796-1875) who at one time operated a 1000 acre plantation here.
Erected 2014 by Limestone Co. Historical Society and Athens Limestone Tourism Council.
Location. 34° 43.817′ N, 86° 53.926′ W. Marker is near Tanner, Alabama, in Limestone County. Marker is on Huntsville Browns Ferry Road (County Route 24) 0.2 miles west of Cambridge Lane (County Route 93), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23715 Huntsville Browns Ferry Road, Athens AL 35613, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Gamble House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Cambridge (approx. 2 miles away); Limestone County Tornado Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Harris-Pryor House (approx. 4½ miles away); Gen. N.B. Forrest, C.S.A. (approx. 4.9 miles away); Druid's Grove Plantation / Jones-Donnell Cemetery (approx. 5.2 miles away); Oakland United Methodist Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); Pleasant Hill (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tanner.
Categories. • Agriculture • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 872 times since then and 128 times this year. Last updated on November 24, 2015, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.