Historic Markers Across Alabama

Larimore Home 1870

Marker ID:  
Location: 698 Mars Hill Road, Florence, Alabama
County: Lauderdale
Coordinates: N 34° 50.821    W 087° 39.617
  34.84695    -87.66003333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMHGR5


Built by Theophilus Brown Larimore and his wife, Esther Gresham Larimore, as a home and educational center. Near site of foundry and arsenal of War Between The States, it served as a school, 1871-1887, to train ministers and Christian workers of the Church of Christ.
Used, 1947-1968, for classes by Mars Hill Bible School. Restored in 1971 by Associated Women's Organization. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1974.

Erected 1978 by Florence Historical Board Florence, Alabama.

End of Larimore Home 1870