This house was built in 1883 for Dr. Thomas Isham Kimbell, the son of early Clarke County pioneer Isham Kimbell. It is a 2 1/2 story Queen Anne house with a gable on hip roof. The front facade features a projecting bay with a bay window topped with cresting. In the ell created by this bay is a shed-roofed porch which originally wrapped around the front facade and one side elevation. The side portion, however, has been enclosed. The house features solid arches between its porch posts.
The Dr. Thomas Isham Kimbell House is a contributing property to the Jackson Historic District that was added to the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) on January 23, 1998. This home is located at 423 Commerce St.in Jackson, AL (GPS coordinates 31.506877,-87.896269).
This is a private residence – drive by only.
Source: NRHP “Jackson Historic District” Registration Form.
Photographs courtesy of RuralSWAlabama.