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  • img_00023.pdf

    Front: Colonial Homes, Huntsville, Ala.
    Back: Few parts of the South equal Huntsville in wealth of handsome ante-bellum Homes. Posterity may view with profitable concern
    No. 1, the residence first Secretary of the States of the Confederacy, who issued order to fire on Fort Sumter in 1861, first shot ot the Civil War. This edifice was built in 1815.
    No. 2, the home of the first Governor of Alabama, built in 1837.
    No. 3, the palatial home ot a wealthy planter of the Old South, built in 1835.
  • img_00495.pdf

    Front: "The Grove," Huntsville, Ala.
  • img_00497.pdf

    Front: "The Grove," Huntsville, Ala.
  • img_00599.pdf

    Front: The Weeden Homestead, Huntsville, Alabama. "Bandana Ballads"
  • img_00603.pdf

    Front: The Bierne [sic] Home, Erected in 1837, Huntsville, Ala.
  • img_00607.pdf

    Front: The Bierne [sic] Home, Erected in 1837, Huntsville, Ala.
    Back: The Bierne [sic] Home, Erected in 1837, Huntsville, Ala.
  • img_00609.pdf

    Front: Maj. Echols Home, Huntsville, Ala.
    Back: Maj. Echols Home, Huntsville, Ala.
  • img_00611.pdf

    Front: Scene on Franklin St., Huntsville, Ala.
  • img_00613.pdf

    Front: Residence of Mr. & Mrs. Milton K. Cummings, Huntsville, Alabama
    Back: This residence was built in 1860 by Major Robert H. Watkins. In 1863 became the headquarters of General John A. Logan of U. S. Army during the time he was Federal Commander of Huntsville.
  • img_00615.pdf

    Front: Weeden House, Home of Howard Weeden, Huntsville, Ala.
  • img_00621.pdf

    Front: Oaklawn Plantation, Huntsville, Alabama
    This is but one of many outstanding Ante-Bellum homes in the area. Its present owner, Mr. Max Luther, has modernized the building without losing any of its gracious beauty, surrounded by almost 200 acres which is now being operated as a stock farm.
  • img_00623.pdf

    Back: OAKLAWN PLANTATION - one of the most beautiful ante-bellum homes in Huntsville, Alabama - was built around 1844 and served as a hospital during the Spanish-American War. The late Max Luther transformed the 175 acre estate into a stock farm. He also maintained a very fine stable for his noted five- and three-gaited saddle horses.
  • img_00633.pdf

    Back: Pope-Scragins [sic] Home, Huntsville, Ala.
    This home was built in 1815 by Col. Leroy Pope, "The Father of Huntsville", and overlooks a hill. Later it became the home of Leroy Pope Walker, who as Secretary of War for the CSA, gave the order to fire on Fort Sumter, which began the War Between the States.
  • img_00635.pdf

    Front: Sugg Home, Huntsville, Ala.
  • img_00647.pdf

    Front: The Bradley Home at Merrimack - Huntsville, Ala. - The Burns Home.
  • img_00655.pdf

    Front: The Bradley Home at Merrimack - The Burns Home - Huntsville, Ala.
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