Duncan House

Duncan House (HM1MHP)

Location: Birmingham, AL 35222 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 31.326', W 86° 47.419'

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The Duncan House was build in 1906 as a home place for James and Lelia Duncan and their eight children in what is now Tarrant City, Alabama. Duncan worked throughout his life in the nearby shops and yards of the L&N Railroad (know CSXI) as water boy, conductor, and yard dispatcher.

Donated to Birmingham Historic Society in 1985 by Alabama By-Products Company, Inc. (now Drummond), Duncan house was moved to its current location at Sloss Quarters, the former site of Sloss company housing, for use as offices and to interpret the city's history.

The structure is representative of housing occupied by middle management during the period when Birmingham emerged as a major industrial center.
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Date Added Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 2:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 519471 N 3709189
Decimal Degrees33.52210000, -86.79031667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 31.326', W 86° 47.419'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 31' 19.56" N, 86° 47' 25.14" W
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Area Code(s)205
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2900-3198 AL-7, Birmingham AL 35222, US
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