Historic Markers Across Alabama

Rawls Hotel

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: South Main Street, Enterprise, AL
County: Coffee
Coordinates: N 31° 18.83    W 085° 51.22
  31.31392    -85.85369
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WME9V0


Original two-story brick structure built 1903 by Japheth Rawls, developer of some of the earliest turpentine plants in Coffee County. Building remodeled 1928 and three-story wings added by Jesse P. Rawls, founder of the first electric power system in Enterprise. Hotel was center for business and social gatherings until its closing in early 1970's. Listed on National Register of Historic Places 1980.

End of Rawls Hotel