— 1828 —Home of Major John Brahan, veteran War of 1812.Major General, Alabama Militia, who owned 4,000 acres here. Built of bricks made on the place, marble mantels imported from Italy, boxwood hedge from London. Named for spring nearby.Federal and Confederate quarters here at various times during the Civil War. Home of Brahan's son-in-law Robert M. Patton,Governor of Alabama, 1865-1868.
|Placed By||Alabama Historical Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 5:29am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 441055 N 3853855|
|Decimal Degrees||34.82526667, -87.64458333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 49.516', W 87° 38.675'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 49' 30.96" N, 87° 38' 40.50" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2108-2198 Lee Highway, Florence AL 35630, US|
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