Johnston-Coleman House at Greensboro, AL (built ca. 1900, listed on the NRHP)

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This two-story Victorian home was built circa 1900. Features of the house include a hip roof with gables, five bay facade with recessed side wing, central double leaf entrance with full transom and sidelights, two story double portico and wrap-around porch with classical columns, front facing gable with one story bay window with hip roof on main floor, secondary single leaf entrances with small transoms, and a hint of decorative bargeboard.

This house is a contributing property to the Greensboro Historic District that listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). It is located at 2007 Main Street in Greenboro (GPS coordinates 32.703893, -87.603600).

This is a private residence – drive by only.

Sources: 1) NRHP “Greensboro Historic District” Nomination Form, 2) Hale County Alabama, An Inventory of Significant and Historic Resources, by the Cahaba Trace Commission.

Photographs courtesy of RuralSWAlabama.

Note: This house is site #40 (the Johnston-Coleman House) on the Greensboro Historic Walking Tour brochure. The Walking Tour brochure contains six routes that include 74 historic Greensboro sites. Brochures are available at a tourism kiosk that’s located on the southeast corner of Main and Beacon Streets at downtown Greensboro.

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