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Oct 9th

Forks of Cypress & Cemetery Historic Walking Tour

  • Location: Forks of Cypress
  • Jackson Road
  • Florence, Alabama

Forks of Cypress & Cemetery Historic Walking Tour

Join your tour guide, Harry Wallace, for the Forks of Cypress Historic Home Site & Cemetery Historic Walking Tour on October 9th at 10:00 a.m.

The Forks of Cypress Historic Home was one of the oldest antebellum mansions in Alabama. It was built in 1822 by James Jackson, one of the first settlers in Lauderdale County and a friend of Andrew Jackson. Bring your lawn chairs for the beginning portion of the tour.

Directions to the site areas follows: Take Cox Creek Pkwy. to Jackson Road and turn right (no traffic signal at intersection) and turn right at the dead end. Park along the road or enter the gate to park in the field leading to the columns.