Laird Cottage at Demopolis, AL (built 1870)

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The Laird Cottage is a restored 1870 residence with Greek Revival and Italianate style. The building now serves as the headquarters of the Marengo County Historical Society. It has a museum that contains exhibits and works of Geneva Mercer, national and international acclaimed sculptor and painter from the nearby community of Jefferson. Access is available only by appointment – call 334-289-0282.

The Laird Cottage is located at 311 N. Walnut Ave. in Demopolis (GPS coordinates 32.519316, -87.837675).

Source: Wikipedia

Geneva Mercer was inducted into the Alabama Women’s Hall Of Fame in 1989.  For additional details about her, go to


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