Thornton - Pollack/Rawls


411 E St S

Built by Hugh McElderry for Probate Judge William Thornton, the elaborate trim work in the Carpenter's Gothic home exhibits well-executed craftmanship. When the Union Army under Gen John Croxton was passing through Talladega, Judge Thornton persuated the General to extinguish fires set in the courthouse by giving him a Masonic sign.

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