This two-story home was built circa 1860. It has a gable roof that extends over the full-height hexastyle portico with freestanding octagonal columns on brick piers that shelter a balustrade deck-type porch and small balcony over the main doorway. This house was recorded in the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) – a program established by the NPS in 1933 to document historic places in the United States. The Mill-Albritton House is located on the south side of Highway 22 approximately 250 yards west fo the Orville, Alabama Post Office (GPS coordinates 32.305874,-87.249696).
This is a private residence – drive by only.
Source: The Alabama Catalog: A Guide to the Early Architecture of the State, by Robert Gamble.
The b&w photograph that’s included was taken on March 17, 1934 by W. N. Manning for the Historic American Buildings Survey – provided courtesy of the U. S. Library of Congress.