Gates-Field Home at Camden, AL (mail-order house from Sears)

| Camden in Wilcox County  

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This is one of several “Sears, Roebuck & Co.” homes that were shipped by railroad to Wilcox County in the early 1900’s. They came as modular sections and local carpenters constructed them from the “kit”. This home is located on Broad Street near the Camden Baptist Church cemetery in Camden  (GPS Coordinates 31.994405, -87.292512).

This is a private residence – drive by only.

Visit for details about mail-order homes that were sold by Sears, Roebuck & Co. This website includes images of the homes were were available.

Source: WilcoxCounty, Alabama 2007 Spring Pilgrimage brochure, prepared by the Wilcox Historical Society.

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