Joseph T. Smitherman Historic Building

Joseph T. Smitherman Historic Building (HMP6R)

Location: Selma, AL 36701 Dallas County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 24.319', W 87° 1.548'

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Central Masonic Institute of Alabama acquired property 1847 and erected building. Confederate Hospital during War Between the States. Dallas County Courthouse (1866-1901) on removal of County Seat from Cahaba. Presbyterian High School for Boys in early 1900's. Acquired by Vaughan Estate 1904. Vaughan Memorial Hospital (1911-1960) in memory of Samuel Watkins Vaughan, M.D. City of Selma under Mayor Joseph T. Smitherman purchased property 1969. Dallas County & City restored original structure 1973. Building renamed Joseph T. Smitherman Historic Building April 9, 1979.
HM NumberHMP6R
Year Placed1979
Placed ByAlabama Historical Commission / Selma-Dallas County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 4:14pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 497573 N 3585363
Decimal Degrees32.40531667, -87.02580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 24.319', W 87° 1.548'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 24' 19.14" N, 87° 1' 32.88" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15 Union St, Selma AL 36701, US
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