Wood Avenue Historic District

Wood Avenue Historic District (HMJ9X)

Location: Florence, AL 35630 Lauderdale County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 48.254', W 87° 40.5'

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A Residential neighborhood primarily developed between 1880 and 1930.
The district contains elaborate Queen Anne, classic Georgian Revival and the more modest Bungalow styles of architecture as well as two homes of the Plantation Cotton style dating from the 1820's.Notable residents of Wood Avenue, formerly Market Street, were, Tom Sirbing, Pulitzer Prize winning author, George Geothals, Chief engineer of the Panama Canal and Helen Keller who resided on Wood Avenue while attending public school.
The neighborhood has experienced very little change since the early 1900's.
HM NumberHMJ9X
Placed ByFlorence Historical Board Florence Alabama
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 4:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 438258 N 3851541
Decimal Degrees34.80423333, -87.67500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 48.254', W 87° 40.5'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 48' 15.24" N, 87° 40' 30.00" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-428 Co Rd 47, Florence AL 35630, US
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