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The McLester Hotel was built in 1887 on the northwest corner of the intersection of Greensboro Avenue and Sixth Street. The capital for the building was furnished by Mrs. E.N.C. Snow, Mrs. William A. Leland, Mrs. John R. Kennedy, and the old…

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Wheeler's Hotel was located on the east side of Prairie Street just north of the railroad, opposite the depot in Eutaw, AL., during the 19th century.

During the late 1870s it was called the Exchange Hotel and was conducted by Mrs. M.M. Cook. In…

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The Old Tavern was originally located on the north side of University Boulevard between Lurleen Wallace North and South (Broad Street between 25th Avenue and 26th Avenue). It was built in 1827 by William Dunton, a hotel proprietor. Many state…

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The Alston Building is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of Greensboro Avenue and Sixth Street. It was completed in 1910 on the site of the old Tuscaloosa County Courthouse, which had stood there since 1845. The Alston Building was…

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The Burchfield Hotel was across from ‘The Old Train Station’ (L & N Train Depot). The footings were still visible on the northwest corner of 3rd Street and Greensboro Avenue until construction of a new downtown hotel began in 2013.. The Burchfield…

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The Alston Building is located on the southeast corner of the intersection of Greensboro Avenue and Sixth Street. It was completed in 1910 on the site of the old Tuscaloosa County courthouse, which had stood there since 1845. The Alston Building was…

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The Burchfield Hotel was across from ‘The Old Train Station’ (L & N Train Depot). The footings were still visible on the northwest corner of 3rd Street and Greensboro Avenue until construction of a new downtown hotel began in 2013. The Burchfield…

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Allen & Jemison Hardware Company was organized in 1883 when Thomas B. Allen bought a half interest in a hardware business owned and founded by William C. Jemison in 1878. Jemison was president until he sold out to the company, resigning as president.…

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Allen & Jemison Hardware Company was organized in 1883 when Thomas B. Allen bought a half interest in a hardware business owned and founded by William C. Jemison in 1878. Jemison was president until he sold out to the company, resigning as president.…

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Allen & Jemison Hardware Company was organized in 1883 when Thomas B. Allen bought a half interest in a hardware business owned and founded by William C. Jemison in 1878. Jemison was president until he sold out to the company, resigning as president.…
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