Gayle - Tunstall House

Gayle - Tunstall House (HMMJ5)

Location: Greensboro, AL 36744 Hale County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 42.242', W 87° 35.952'

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Built in 1828 by John Gayle,sixth governor of Alabama.

Birthplace ofAmelia Gayle Gorgas,wife of Gen. Josiah Gorgas,Chief of Ordnance, CSA,mother of Wm. Crawford Gorgas,US Surgeon General who freedCanal Zone of yellow fever.

For many years was the homeof the Hobson - Tunstall family:Wiley C. Tunstall, member offirst Alabama R. R. Commission;his son, Alfred Moore Tunstall,Alabama legislator for 39 yearsand twice Speaker of House.
HM NumberHMMJ5
Year Placed1957
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 1:31am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 443838 N 3618635
Decimal Degrees32.70403333, -87.59920000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 42.242', W 87° 35.952'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 42' 14.52" N, 87° 35' 57.12" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1801-1809 Main St, Greensboro AL 36744, US
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