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Forks of Cypress (Florence, Ala.). Text on verso reads: "In the early 1830's, James Jackson, one of the founders of Florence, built this stately mansion on a beautiful knoll overlooking his plantation. Distinguished by 24 massive columns, encircling the building, his residence became a famous meeting place for prominent citizens, who loved to race their horses on the excellent track maintained by James Jackson. Among the noted visitors were Andrew Jackson, James Madison, and James Coffee."

Subject

Florence (Ala.); Alabama; Southern States; Plantations; Historic buildings; Forks of Cypress (Alabama); Jackson family

Location Depicted

Florence (Ala.); Alabama; Southern States

Object Type

Image/jpeg

Image Creator

Date Original

19--?

Date Scanned

2008-05-05

Date Modified

2008-05-05

Digital Publisher

University of North Alabama, Collier Library Archives

Digital Format

image-jpeg

Digital Creator

L. Huddleston

Identifier

PC53

Rights

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Keywords

Postcards

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