Historic Markers Across Alabama

Lomax House-1848

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: 235 South Court Street, Montgomery, AL
County: Montgomery
Coordinates: N 32° 22.449    W 086° 18.528
  32.37415    -86.3088
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMDCXV


Built by James J. Gilmer. Purchased by Reuben C. Shorter, 1819, for his wife, Caroline A. V. Billingslea, who later married Tennent Lomax, captain and governor of Orizaba, Mexican War. Colonel, 3rd Ala. Infantry Regt., CSA, killed at Battle of Seven Pines, 1862. Social center of Montgomery for 60 years. Purchased in 1932 and restored to its original condition in 1972 by the Preferred Life Insurance Company.

End of Lomax House-1848