Hoover Historical Society205.822.9392 I info@hooverhistoricalsociety.org

Hoover Historical Society Spring Tea

Date: April 8, 2018Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 am
Location:  Show map Hale-Joseph Home built in 1910
2136 Bluff Road
Hoover, AL 35226
US
Contact: Deborah BurnettPhone: 205.822.9392Email: info@hooverhistoricalsociety.org Phone: 205.822.9392
Event Details:

Refreshments Provided!!!

Parking adjacent to Folklore Center.

(The home and Folklore Center are behind Bluff Park Elementary school, Park Avenue; look for the sign for Folklore Center)

Welcome to Shangri-La!!

  • The home was built in 1909-10 and was originally a 2-story farmhouse with double porches.
  • The home was the crown jewel of the Hale family, a home built in the Hale Springs resort area among the peach orchards.
  • The home was constructed from wood that came from the sawmill of the Hale Lumber Company which William and Evan owned.
  • Over the last 100 years, 13 different families have lived in the home. A family renovated the house in the 1950's and took down the porches adding the stately white columns.
  • Other owners of the home include a member of the Hoover Historical Society and Alabama Governor George Wallace's daughter Bobbie Jo Wallace-Parsons.
  • Bobbie Jo Wallace and her husband Jim owned the home till they sold it to Carlo and Dianne Joseph in 1993.
  • It was placed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage in 1994.
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