Historic Markers Across Alabama

Gayle-Tunstall House

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: at the intersection of Main Street and Ward Street, Greensboro, AL
County: Hale
Coordinates: N 32° 42.242    W 087° 35.952
  32.70403333    -87.5992
Waymark: None


Built in 1828-29 by John Gayle, sixth governor of Alabama. Birthplace of Amelia Gayle Gorgas, wife of Gen. Josiah Gorgas, Chief of Ordnance, CSA, mother of Wm. Crawford Gorgas, US Surgeon General who freed Canal Zone of yellow fever. For many years was the home of Hobson-Tunstall famliy; Wiley C. Tunstall, Alabama legislator for 39 years and twice Speaker of House.

Erected 1957 by Alabama Historical Association

End of Gayle-Tunstall House