Historic Markers Across Alabama

Shades Crest Road Historical District

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Location: on Shades Crest Road east of Mimosa Lane, Hoover, Alabama
County: Jefferson
Coordinates: N 33° 25.592    W 086° 50.347
  33.42653333    -86.83911666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMDAYN


Indian, Wagon Trail, now Shades Crest Road, led to popular chalybeate springs. Summit, now Bluff Park, was a resort known for its view, cool air and healing mineral water. In 1899 school / church was built. In 1909 Bluff
Park Hotel, built on land settled by Hale Family, lost to fire in 1925. In 1996 Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage.

Erected by Hoover Historical Society.

End of Shades Crest Road Historical District