Woodlands Plantation Home near Gosport, AL (1840)

Antebellum | Gosport in Clarke County  

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Woodlands, also known as the Frederick Blount Plantation, is a historic plantation house at Gosport, AL. This house, built by Frederick Spaight Blount in 1840, is one of the oldest homes in Clarke County, AL. Woodlands is a Carolina style cottage that has two full stories with side-gables. The house also features fine Greek Revival detailing, including eight fluted Doric columns supporting the front porch. The front entrance door, centered in the five bay facade, is surrounded by sidelights and surmounted by a transom light, with these flanked by pilasters and crowned with a simple entablature. The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 28, 1980, due to its architectural significance.

This home is located up a short gravel driveway on the north side of Highway 84 less than a half mile west of the Clarke/Monroe County line (GPS coordinates N31.584167,W87.573333).

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