Gaineswood

Gaineswood (HMPH3)

Location: Demopolis, AL 36732 Marengo County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 30.513', W 87° 50.11'

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Built 1842-1860 by Gen. Nathan Bryan Whitfield 1799-1868 accomplished planter of the Canebrake

using imported materials and artisans Glorifying the Greek Revival Architecture by combining Doric exteriorCorinthian grand ballroom Ionic parlor and dining roomwith mirrors, chandeliers, columns, domes

This house was named for Gen. George Strother Gaines, 1784-1872 distinguished United States Agent andFactor to Choctaw Indian Nation
Details
HM NumberHMPH3
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
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Year Placed1961
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 10:28am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 421551 N 3597114
Decimal Degrees32.50855000, -87.83516667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 30.513', W 87° 50.11'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 30' 30.78" N, 87° 50' 6.60" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-498 S Cedar Ave, Demopolis AL 36732, US
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