Boligee Hill

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Boligee Hill
Boligee Hill 01.jpg
The house in 1936
Boligee Hill is located in Alabama
Boligee Hill
Boligee Hill is located in the US
Boligee Hill
Nearest city Boligee, Alabama
Coordinates 32°45′35″N 87°59′20″W / 32.75972°N 87.98889°W / 32.75972; -87.98889Coordinates: 32°45′35″N 87°59′20″W / 32.75972°N 87.98889°W / 32.75972; -87.98889
Built 1840
Architectural style Other
NRHP Reference # 82002014[1]
Added to NRHP February 19, 1982

Boligee Hill, now known as Myrtle Hill, is a historic plantation house near Boligee, Alabama. The Boligee Hill plantation was established in 1835 by Dr. John David Means. He had migrated to Alabama from Newberry, South Carolina.[2] Dr. Means had 110 slaves according to the 1850 Greene County census.[3] The house was built in 1840.[1] It was acquired by the Hays family in 1869 and renamed Myrtle Hall for the sweet myrtle growing around it. The property was restored in 2007 by the Beeker family and renamed Myrtle Hill.[2] The house was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on February 19, 1982 due to its architectural significance.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "Eutaw Historic Pilgrimage 2007". GreeneAlGenWeb. Retrieved 10 December 2008. 
  3. ^ "Boligee Hill Plantation". Sankofa's African Slave Genealogy. Retrieved 10 December 2008. 

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