Historic Markers Across Alabama

Ware-Baker-Jones House

Marker ID: AHC 
Location: on Lauderdale Street, Selma, Alabama
County: Dallas
Coordinates: N 32° 24.748    W 087° 1.43
  32.41246666    -87.02383333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Built c. 1859 by Henry H. Ware, this house exemplifies the picturesque eclecticism which dominated Alabama architecture after 1850. It mixes elements of the older neoclassicism with the newer Victorian trends. Prominent owners through the years have included Madison Jackson Williams, newspaper editor & Selma mayor 1865-66, as well as the Stollenwerck, Baker & Jones families Restoration 1981-83 by the C. E. Dillon Family. Named GRACE HALL in 1985 to honor Miss Grace Jones, a longtime occupant & owner.

(Erected 1985)

End of Ware-Baker-Jones House