Governor Shorter House

Governor Shorter House (HM1EVG)

Location: Montgomery, AL 36104 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 22.428', W 86° 18.354'

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503 S. Lawrence St.

Residence of Civil War Governor John Gill Shorter, 1861-63. A strong supporter of Confederacy, Shorter built up defenses of state during war. Growing "Peace Movement" led to his defeat for re-election 1863.

House acquired by Jacob Greil 1878. Held by Greil family until 1910. A former Confederate officer, Greil became prominent Montgomery businessman and civic leader.

House built 1854, in Italianate style by John P. Dickerson. Neo-classical portico, frieze, and interior details added early 1900's.
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HM NumberHM1EVG
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Year Placed1982
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 12:31am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 565294 N 3582081
Decimal Degrees32.37380000, -86.30590000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.428', W 86° 18.354'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 25.68" N, 86° 18' 21.24" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-399 S Lawrence St, Montgomery AL 36104, US
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