Rogers Hall circa 2010

Courtview – Rogers Hall

Courtview - Rogers Hall
Marker located at the northern most point of Court Street

George Washington Foster, planter, built this Greek Revival mansion. An act of the legislature was required to close Court Street. In fall of 1864 it was headquarters of Nathan B. Forrest, General, CSA. Foster’s daughter, Sarah Independence McDonald and her family, lived here until 1900 when it became the home of Governor Emmet O’Neal. In 1922 it was acquired by Thomas M. Rogers, Sr., and in 1948 by the University of North Alabama. Listed: Historic American Buildings Survey, National Register of Historic Places

Rogers Hall circa 2010
Rogers Hall circa 2010

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