The Moore-Tyson-McPhillips Home

The Moore-Tyson-McPhillips Home (HM1B6Q)

Location: Montgomery, AL 36106 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 21.501', W 86° 17.601'

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Helen Keller Frequently Visited Here

On April 22, 1908, the Cloverdale Company issued the original deed on this lot to Cloverdale Homes, a development company. On April 19, 1909, Cloverdale Homes deeded the property to its original occupant Louis H. Moore, a local banker, and his wife, Sarah J. Moore. The original house had a white clapboard exterior.

Following other owners, the house was conveyed on May 14, 1923, to Warren Tyson, whose wife, Mildred Keller Tyson, was the sister of world-renowned Helen Keller, a frequent visitor to the house. The Tysons, reflecting the architectural rave of the early 1920's, changed the house exterior to a Tudor style.

On January 7, 1981, Julian L. and J. Leslie McPhillips purchased and renovated this house, preserving its historic character. The McPhillips were instrumental in developing the Fitzgerald Museum, 2 houses east, and Mr. McPhillips is the subject of a book, "The People's Lawyer."
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HM NumberHM1B6Q
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Year Placed2004
Placed ByHelen Keller Foundation
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 4:55pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 566486 N 3580376
Decimal Degrees32.35835000, -86.29335000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 21.501', W 86° 17.601'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 21' 30.06" N, 86° 17' 36.06" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 845 Felder Ave, Montgomery AL 36106, US
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