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"Peculiar Historic Home"

Tolstoy Park is the site of historic house near Fairhope. After Henry Stuart was diagnosed with tuberculosis, he was advised to move to a salubrious climate for better recovery. After purchasing 10 acres (4.04 hectares) of land in Alabama which he named Tolstoy Park after Leo Tolstoy, Stuart built a hurricane-resistant home for himself on the property. Wanting to spend the rest of his days as a simple hermit, he moved to this little home that is just about 14 feet (4.2 meters) in diameter. Today, the peculiar house serves as a historic landmark, having borne witness to an interesting part of Henry Stuart's life. Visitors can stop by to take a look at the little house and explore the park.
22787 United States National Highway 98, Fairhope, AL, United States, 36532
"Peculiar Historic Home"
Tolstoy Park is the site of historic house near Fairhope. After Henry Stuart was diagnosed with tuberculosis, he was advised to move to a salubrious climate for better recovery. After purchasing 10 acres (4.04 hectares) of land in Alabama which he named Tolstoy Park after Leo Tolstoy, Stuart built a hurricane-resistant home for himself on the property. Wanting to spend the rest of his days as a simple hermit, he moved to this little home that is just about 14 feet (4.2 meters) in diameter. Today, the peculiar house serves as a historic landmark, having borne witness to an interesting part of Henry Stuart's life. Visitors can stop by to take a look at the little house and explore the park.
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