The past is the present for future generations who do not know their history

I never knew there was a Jefferson Hotel in Florence…

but here it is in the photo of Court Street made back in 1913. That was the most beautiful courthouse. They took it down in the 1960s, iirc.

Photo of Court Street in Florence AL showing the old courthouse and the Jefferson Hotel

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One response

  1. Frank Rowden

    I have found a letterhead that says JEFFERSON HOTEL H.A.Ledbetter, Proprietor. It’s dated May 17, 1917. It has a poem or song typed on the back called “The Drummers Dream” The name on the front is hard to read but appears to be Hubert Mosley Mauer.

    May 19, 2014 at 5:37 pm

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