Historic Markers Across Alabama



Christian Home



Marker ID: AHA 
Location:
County: Tuscaloosa
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Waymark: None
 



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Christian Home
Erected in 1840's


Built by James Shirley, early Tuscaloosa County builder who in the 1850's erected first brick commercial buildings in Northport. Home of William L. Christian (1824-1899), Confederate soldier and local merchant, George W. and Lula Rice Christian, community and church leaders. Federal raised cottage of handmade brick, hand hewn beams and wooden pegs, it is listed in National Register of Historic Places.








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