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Location of Marker: In front of Rogers Hall on University of North Alabama campus. Text: George Washington Foster, planter, built this Greek Revival mansion. An act of the legislature was required to close Court Street. In fall of 1864 it was headquarters of Nathan B. Forrest, General, CSA. Foster's daughter, Sarah Independence McDonald and her family lived here until 1900 when it became the home of Governor Emmet O'Neal. In 1922 it was acquired by Thomas M. Rogers, Sr., and in 1948 by the University of North Alabama.

Location Depicted

University of North Alabama; Florence (Ala.); Alabama; Southern States

Object Type

Image/jpeg

Source

color digital photograph

Image Creator

Phillip Oliver

Publisher Original

2009-06-01

Date Original

June 2009

Date Scanned

2010-01-14

Date Modified

2010-01-14

Digital Publisher

University of North Alabama, Collier Library Archives

Digital Format

image/jpeg

Digital Creator

Oliver, Phillip

Identifier

markerrogershall

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These materials are provided for educational and scholarly purposes and reproduction of items beyond that allowed for fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. For reproduction permission please contact staff of Collier Library Archives.

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