Robert Tingnal Jones, a graduate of West Point, moved to Perry County in 1838 where he surveyed and constructed the Cahaba and Marion Railroad. He built this house around 1840. The home is built in an “L” with center hall and parlors on each side. The old kitchen building is connected in the back.
This house is a contributing property to the “Green Street Historic District” that’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). It is located at 701 Green Street in Marion (GPS coordinates 32.633904, -87.331379).
This is a private residence – drive by only.
Sources: 1) NRHP “Green Street Historic Street” Registration Form; 2) Perry County Heritage, Volume II, prepared by The Book Committee and Friends of the Perry County Historical and Preservation Society.
Photographs courtesy of RuralSWAlabama.