Historic Markers Across Alabama



Edward A. O'Neal Home



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: on N. Court Street, Florence, AL.
County: Lauderdale
Coordinates: N 34° 48.309    W 087° 40.732
  34.80515    -87.67886666
Waymark: WMHG33
 



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Edward A. O'Neal Home
Home of Father-Son Governors


Built in 1840's, acquired 1857 by Edward Asbury O'Neal. Occupied various times during Civil War by Federals and Confederates. Edward A. O'Neal (1818-1890) attended LaGrange College; lawyer; Colonel of the 26th Alabama Regiment, C.S.A.; appointed brigadier general. Governor, 1882-1886.
Emmet O'Neal (1853-1922); lawyer; Governor, 1911-1915; lived in nearby Courtview.









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