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Elm Bluff Plantation | Photo © 2023, www.abandonedalabama.com

Elm Bluff Plantation

John Jay Crocheron Situated on a bluff high above the Alabama River, the now ruinous Elm Bluff Plantation is considered by architectural historians to be one of the most refined and...

Greenwood | Photo © 2022 Bullet, www.abandonedfl.com

Greenwood

Greenwood Greenwood is an old plantation home built by U.S. congressman Sydenham Moore in 1856 located in Greensboro, Alabama. The home incorporated numerous decorative features and other...

Faunsdale Jail | Photo © 2022 Bullet, www.abandonedalabama.com

Faunsdale Jail

History of Faunsdale Faunsdale, Alabama, was known initially as St. Michael’s Parish after a log church built on land donated by Virginian Dr. Thomas Alexander Harrison. Harrison moved to...

Old Greensboro Jail | Photo © 2022 Bullet, www.abandonedalabama.com

Old Hale County Jail

A Short History of Hale County, Ala. In December 1823, the community of “Troy” was incorporated as a town and renamed “Greensborough” in honor of American Revolutionary War...

Thomaston Jail | Photo © 2022 Bullet, www.abandonedalabama.com

Thomaston Calaboose

History of Thomaston Thomaston was first settled in the late nineteenth century, and the first post office was opened in 1892. The settlement had no official name until 1901 when the Selma to...

Montgomery Mall | Photo © 2022 Bullet, www.abandonedalabama.com

Montgomery Mall

Admin’s Note: This guest post was originally posted on Architectural Afterlife titled “MONTGOMERY MALL – VACANT FOR OVER A DECADE.” Montgomery Mall The Montgomery Mall in...

Thomaston Colored Institute | Photo © 2022 Bullet, www.abandonedalabama.com

Thomaston Colored Institute

Thomaston Colored Institute The Thomaston Colored Institute, also known as the Thomaston Academy, is a historic African American school building in the town of Thomaston, Alabama. The land the school...

Old Marengo County Courthouse | Photo © 2022 Bullet, www.abandonedalabama.com

Old Marengo County Courthouse

The Town of Linden Settled prior to 1818, the community was first known as “Screamersville”, since one could hear the cry of wild animals throughout the night. Marengo County was created...

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Centenary Institute

Centenary Institute. Summerfield, Ala. Deep in the heart of Alabama, an hour and a half south of Birmingham lies the unincorporated community of Summerfield. Formerly known as Valley Creek, this...

Sadler House | Photo © 2019 Bullet, www.abandonedalabama.com

Sadler House

Charles Woodrolph Hare The Sadler House was built in 1895 and occupied by Charles Woodrolph Hare who was an established attorney and political figure in Macon County. Hare was the editor for the...

Uniontown High School | Photo © 2021 www.abandonedalabama.com

Uniontown High School

Uniontown High School Uniontown High School was organized in 1892 with Alvin Milton Spessard serving as its president and principal. The school’s board of trustees included Gaston Drake...

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