Locust Dell Academy

Locust Dell Academy (HMJ82)

Location: Florence, AL 35630 Lauderdale County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 48.439', W 87° 40.723'

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1834~1843

On this site Nicholas Marcellus Hentz conducted a girls school, Native of Metz, France.Hentz was a painter, entomologist, author, and was once a professor at University of North Alabama. Experimenting with silkworms, he planted groves of mulberry trees around this section of town. His wife, Caroline Lee Whiting Hentz, native of Massachusetts, assisted in the academy. She also wrote plays, poems, stories, popular novels, and a significant diary of her years in Florence.
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HM NumberHMJ82
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Placed ByFlorence Historical Board Florence Alabama
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 3:25am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 437920 N 3851885
Decimal Degrees34.80731667, -87.67871667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 48.439', W 87° 40.723'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 48' 26.34" N, 87° 40' 43.38" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10301 Cramer Way, Florence AL 35630, US
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