The Jemison Home

The Jemison Home (HMNM7)

Location: Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 Tuscaloosa County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 12.1', W 87° 33.883'

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Built by Robert Jemison Jr. Completed 1862, the 26 room Italian Villa style mansion is distinguished by its octagonal cupola and delicate carved fretwork. Jemison, a member of Alabama Legislature for 20 years (1840-63), 1861 Secession Convention (he voted against secession), Confederate States Senate 1863-65, helped establish Alabama Insane Hospital. Boyhood home Robert Jemison Van de Graaff, inventor of generator used in splitting the atom and of William "Bully Van de Graaff, first All American Athlete from University of Alabama. Hugo Friedman in 1955 acquired this mansion for Tuscaloosa County as a Library.
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HM NumberHMNM7
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Year Placed1972
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 7:23pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 447366 N 3673786
Decimal Degrees33.20166667, -87.56471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 12.1', W 87° 33.883'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 12' 6.00" N, 87° 33' 52.98" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1301-1399 24th Ave, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, US
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