The William Perkins House, also known as the Freemount, is a historic Greek Revival style house that was built in the 1850s by William Perkins, a wealthy merchant from Kentucky. The house is a two-story wood framed building on a raised brick foundation. Four monumental Ionic columns span the front portico. It has double parlors divided by double doors, beautiful millwork throughout, and original colored venetian glass side lights flanking the double front doors on the 1st and 2nd levels. The house was recorded by the Historic American Building Survey in 1934. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places as a part of the Antebellum Homes in Eutaw Thematic Resource on April 2, 1982, due to its architectural significance. It is also listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage. Today, this home is furnished in period antiques and accessories and used as a B & B (White Columns Manor LLC Bread & Breakfast Inn).
This beautiful antebellum home is located at 89 Spencer Street, Eutaw, AL (GPS coordinates N32.83836,W87.889225).
Sources: 1) Wikipedia; 2) Walking and Driving Guide to Historic Eutaw Alabama
Date Posted: 10/15/2012