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Thursday, November 5, 2009

A couple weeks ago my mom and I went to Florence, AL. Florence is home to the only Frank Lloyd Wright house in Alabama. The house was built for the Rosenbaum family in 1939.

We also went to Pope Tavern, which was once a stagecoach stop, tavern and inn, and Civil War hospital.

Our last stop in Florence was the ruins of the Forks of Cypress. The Greek Revival plantation was built in 1820. When Union troops invaded the area, the plantation was used as a camp base. In 1966 the plantation was struck by lightning, and the only thing that remains are the columns.

8 Responses to “Florence”

  1. I love Frank Lloyd Wright homes. How cool that you got to see one!

  2. He was a genius. Did you actually get to walk around inside the house as well? Beautiful.

  3. oh, I love those chairs with yellow pillows. :) your blog is quite interesting, I'm gonna go through your archive and read a bit more :)

  4. Rebecca, I love these pics. This is Jessica (From when life gives you lemons & Japan) I finally decided to look into going to Interior Design school I am really excited about it. I think about you and your sister often. How is she doing? Anyway, I don't blog as of now but I wanted to keep in touch. Here is my Facebook Address if you want you can add me. I just posted pics of our Home in Japan! Trying to think outside of my "Traditional" tastes! Especially now that we live in a High rise! KIT! OK! Hugs, Jess

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  6. PS. I visited a FLW home in Scottsdale, AZ really awesome!


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