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A prize find for historical buffs (ghost tours in October are a must)!!

Historical buffs would love this!! The Houston Memorial Library is the former home of two-time... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2013
Teresa H
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Athens, AL
a must

I go here two or three times a month and check out books. Ruby and Amy are most helpful and... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2013
jana c
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Jul 29, 2013
“A prize find for historical buffs (ghost tours in October are a must)!!”
Jan 3, 2013
“a must”
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101 N Houston St, Athens, AL 35611-2540
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Historical buffs would love this!! The Houston Memorial Library is the former home of two-time Alabama governor and U.S. Senator George S. Houston. "George Smith Houston (January 17, 1811 - December 31, 1879) was an American Democratic politician who was the 24th Governor of Alabama...More

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Reviewed January 3, 2013

I go here two or three times a month and check out books. Ruby and Amy are most helpful and friendly. They feel like family. Everthing is always organized and clean.

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Reviewed July 23, 2012

This historic house, built in 1835, was the home of Alabama Governor George S. Houston. It is located a couple of blocks west northwest of the county courthouse. The upstairs is a free museum. The casual tourist may want to spend a few minutes walking...More

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