John Looney House

John Looney House (HMFYF)

Location: Ashville, AL 35953 St Clair County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 49.266', W 86° 11.544'

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Circa 1820

John Looney and son, Henry, served in General Andrew Jackson's volunteer company which built Fort Strother on Coosa River and later fought at Horseshoe Bend in 1814. Looney's family of nine moved from Maury Co. Tenn. to homestead 1817 in St. Clair County. Land patent granted in 1822.
The two story log house with double dog-trot is a rare example of pioneer architecture in Alabama.
Restored by St. Clair Historical Society 1972.Listed in National Register of Historic Places 1974.
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HM NumberHMFYF
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Year Placed1978
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 11:52am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 574737 N 3742613
Decimal Degrees33.82110000, -86.19240000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 49.266', W 86° 11.544'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 49' 15.96" N, 86° 11' 32.64" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4105 Greensport Rd, Ashville AL 35953, US
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