Historic Markers Across Alabama



Magnolia Grove



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: at the intersection of Hobson Street and Main Street, Greensboro, AL
County: Hale
Coordinates: N 32° 42.243    W 087° 36.417
  32.70405    -87.60695
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Birthplace, ancestral home of
Richard Pearson Hobson
1870-1937
Spanish - American War Hero
Admiral Hobson, as naval officer,
Statesman, lecturer and author,
Urged national preparedness:
Championed human welfare causes.
Alabama made this home a state shrine
to Admiral Hobson in 1943.
House built in 1838 by Col. Isaac Croom.


Erected 1957 by Alabama Historical Association.







End of Magnolia Grove