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Beautiful [photographs] of home of Benjamin P. Worthington, pioneer and a founder of Birmingham, Alabama

These historic photographs take you back in time. Benjamin Pinkney “Pink” Worthington was a pioneer of the area around Avondale/Lakeview area of Birmingham, Alabama. This house was located at the intersection of 30th and 6th Avenue South on approximately 800 acres.

Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 Front (North) and West Elevation – Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, ALAlex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 FRONT (NORTH) AND WEST ELEVATION - Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL

Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 Rear (South) Elevation – Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, ALAlex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 REAR (SOUTH) ELEVATION - Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL

Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 Rear Elevation, view from South East – Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, ALAlex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 REAR ELEVATION. VIEW FROM SOUTH EAST - Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL

Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 Stairway to rear of main hall  – Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, ALAlex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 STAIRWAY TO REAR OF MAIN HALL - Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL

Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 Close-up of Main Entrance  – Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 CLOSE-UP OF MAIN ENTRANCE - Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL

Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 Close-up of column on front  – Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, ALAlex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 CLOSE-UP OF COLUMN ON FRONT - Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL

Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 Looking North in Main Hall  – Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, ALAlex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 LOOKING NORTH IN MAIN HALL - Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL

Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 Window detail on South wall of front porch – Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, ALAlex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 WINDOW DETAIL ON SOUTH WALL OF FRONT PORCH - Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL

Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 Double doors in N. E. Room, First Floor  – Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, ALAlex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 DOUBLE DOORS IN N.E. ROOM, FIRST FLOOR - Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL

Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 Mantel on East wall of N.E. room – Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, ALAlex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 MANTEL ON EAST WALL OF N. E. ROOM - Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL

Alex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 Mantel on North wall of N. E. room, first floor  – Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, ALAlex Bush, Photographer, March 4, 1937 MANTEL ON NORTH WALL OF N.E. ROOM, FIRST FLOOR - Benjamin Pinckney Worthington House, Sixth Avenue South, Birmingham, Jefferson County, AL

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