“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Greensboro, Alabama

Clickable Map of Hale County, Alabama and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Hale County, AL (27) Bibb County, AL (13) Greene County, AL (12) Marengo County, AL (28) Perry County, AL (24) Tuscaloosa County, AL (130)  HaleCounty(27) Hale County (27)  BibbCounty(13) Bibb County (13)  GreeneCounty(12) Greene County (12)  MarengoCounty(28) Marengo County (28)  PerryCounty(24) Perry County (24)  TuscaloosaCounty(130) Tuscaloosa County (130)
Greensboro is the county seat for Hale County
Greensboro is in Hale County
      Hale County (27)  
      Bibb County (13)  
      Greene County (12)  
      Marengo County (28)  
      Perry County (24)  
      Tuscaloosa County (130)  
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1Alabama (Hale County), Greensboro — “Glencairn”
Built in 1837 by Col. John Erwin, wealthy lawyer and planter. Architects and contractors were from Philadelphia. It has been continuously occupied by the Erwin family and is now the home of Katherine Mahood Rugg, great great-granddaughter of Col. . . . Map (db m203647) HM
2Alabama (Hale County), Greensboro — Gayle - Tunstall House
Built in 1828-29 by John Gayle, sixth governor of Alabama. Birthplace of Amelia Gayle Gorgas, wife of Gen. Josiah Gorgas, Chief of Ordnance, CSA, mother of Wm. Crawford Gorgas, US Surgeon General who freed Canal Zone of yellow fever. . . . Map (db m83754) HM
3Alabama (Hale County), Greensboro — Greensboro Presbyterian Church
Organized 1823 by Rev. James Hillhouse of South Carolina, with Patrick Norris and William Hillhouse, veterans of American Revolution, as founding elders. Original wooden structure replaced by brick building in 1841 under pastorate . . . Map (db m33746) HM
4Alabama (Hale County), Greensboro — Jones-Burks-Whittington1902 Main Street
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1840Map (db m203646) HM
5Alabama (Hale County), Greensboro — Magnolia Grove
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 . . . Map (db m83755) HM
6Alabama (Hale County), Greensboro — Southern University
Merged in 1918 as part of Birmingham Southern College. Founded here in 1856 by Methodist Church. Weathered War and Reconstruction to prosper in late 1800’s. Moved to Birmingham in 1918 on merger with Birmingham College, founded in . . . Map (db m83756) HM
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7Alabama (Hale County), Greensboro — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
This parish established 1830. Third oldest in Alabama diocese. Church consecrated in 1843 by Leonidas Polk, Bishop of Louisiana, (later a Confederate general). Here Nicholas H. Cobbs was chosen first Bishop of Alabama in 1844. . . . Map (db m33747) HM
8Alabama (Hale County), Greensboro — The Alabama Baptist State ConventionOctober 28-29, 1823
was founded here at Salem Church by 15 messengers from seven missionary societies. They met to promote missions, education and closer cooperation among Baptist churches of Alabama.Map (db m203651) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022