Vaughan Smitherman Museum

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Formerly a civil war hospital, this historic building now serves as a local historical museum. The place is allegedly haunted by a ghostly nurse forever pacing the stairs and the third floor, as well as the former town founder who is regarded as a rather serious presence.

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Geographic Information

109 Union Street
Selma, AL
United States

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32.4052710779499, -87.02585403620111
Dallas County, Alabama
Nearest Towns:
Selma, AL (0.3 mi.)
Selmont-West Selmont, AL (2.1 mi.)
Valley Grande, AL (7.5 mi.)
Benton, AL (13.9 mi.)
Orrville, AL (14.5 mi.)
White Hall, AL (19.1 mi.)
Autaugaville, AL (21.7 mi.)
Marion, AL (23.2 mi.)
Billingsley, AL (25.1 mi.)
Gordonville, AL (25.2 mi.)


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