Lee - Bender - Butler House

Lee - Bender - Butler House (HMP77)

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

N 32° 24.624', W 87° 1.446'

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This Greek Revival house was built circa 1850 by Thomas Helm Lee, master builder and owner of early Selma lumber yard. Born in Kentucky, he was the son of Miller Lee of Buckingham County, Virginia and married Mary Jane Blanks of Cahaba in 1839. He died in 1857 and is buried in Live Oak Cemetery. Other buildings credited to him are Sturdivant Hall, circa 1855, and the 1857 Church Street Methodist Church which no longer stands.
The Lee - Bender - Butler house was acquired by the Bender family in 1866 and later bequeathed by a Bender descendant to members of the Butler family in 1947. It was restored in 1982 by Roger and Dolly Butler.
HM NumberHMP77
Year Placed1995
Placed ByCahaba Trace Commission / Selma Historic Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 10:08am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 497733 N 3585927
Decimal Degrees32.41040000, -87.02410000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 24.624', W 87° 1.446'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 24' 37.44" N, 87° 1' 26.76" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 809 Parkman Ave, Selma AL 36701, US
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