Gorgas House

Gorgas House (HMJIT)

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 Tuscaloosa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 12.733', W 87° 32.85'

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Built 1829 as University dining hall.
Remodeled as a residence 1840.
Occupied by Gorgas family 1879-1953

Preserved as a memorial to:
General Josiah Gorgas (1818-1883)
Chief of Ordnance, C. S. A. 1861-1865
President of the University 1878-1879

Mrs. Amelia Gayle Gorgas (1826-1913)
University Librarian 1883-1906

General William Crawford Gorgas (1854-1920)
Surgeon General, United States Army
Sanitary engineer whose work in eliminating Yellow
Fever assured Construction of Panama Canal.
Year Placed1966
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 3:56am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 448977 N 3674947
Decimal Degrees33.21221667, -87.54750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 12.733', W 87° 32.85'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 12' 43.98" N, 87° 32' 51.00" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 342 Capstone Dr, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, US
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