French-Glover Farm 1837

French-Glover Farm 1837 (HM2MK3)

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N 34° 58.885', W 87° 23.811'

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Revolutionary War Veteran Benjamin French (1764-1847), a native of Virginia, is buried at this site. Arriving in Limestone County, Alabama, about 1808 French acquired this farm in 1837.
The nearby spring is the site of prehistoric Indian Village and Civil War encampments. The two~story log house, originally located three miles southwest of this place, is believed to have been constructed as early as 1829. It was moved here by the Glover family prior to 1813, This road was part of the early Pulaski Pike, a major stagecoach and supply route that connected the river at Florence with Pulaski, Tennessee
HM NumberHM2MK3
Year Placed1994
Placed ByDarrell and Kimberly Glover and the Florence, Alabama Historical Board
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Date Added Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 at 11:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16H E 463778 N 6128945
Decimal Degrees-34.98141667, -87.39685000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 58.885', W 87° 23.811'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 58' 53.1" N, 87° 23' 48.66" W
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