Eufaula is a small city located in Barbour County, in Alabama, United States of America. The city has an area of 73 square miles and a number of 13.908 residents. Eufaula is known worldwide as the Big Bass Capital of the World and not just that, but the city was featured in the movie Sweet Home Alabama. Famous residents or natives of Eufaula include Lula Mae Hardaway - Stevie Wonder's mother, Katherine Jackson - mother of Michael Jackson, Mike Hamrick - architect and admiral Thoman Hinman Moorer.
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Eufaula First United Methodist Church was raised due to methodist leader Jesse Burch. The building was raised in 1838 and used until 1873. In 1873 the building was sold to the Jewish congregation in town. In present, the building became a tourist attraction.
First Baptist Church of Eufaula was initially called Irwinton Baptist Church and was settled on June 24, 1837. Since then, baptists gather in this church on 125 South Randolph Street for the service.
Seth Lore and Irwinton Historic District is also located in Eufaula and comes number two among other historic districts in Alabama. The district includes more than 700 structures with important heritage, most of them, buildings raised in the most prosperous days of Eufaula - from 1825 to 1949.
Fendall Hall or Young-Dent Home is a historic house museum built between 1856 and 1860 by Edward Brown Young and Ann Fendall Beall, his wife. The house was in the family for five generations. This Eufaula museum is now used to depict the life of locals of the city in the late 19th century.
Shorter Mansion is another historic house museum from Eufaula and since 1959 the house belongs to Eufaula Heritage Organization. This organization restored it and gave it the look it has today.