This one-story wood-frame house, built in the early 1840’s, features a Creole Cottage-style architecture with later Greek Revival modifications. It is one of three similar Creole Cottage-style homes in Eutaw. A lower foundation, square piers, and an absence of railing distinguish the façade of this house from the similar Vaughn-Morrow house and the larger Murphy-Dunlap house.
Eutaw has twenty-seven antebellum structures on the National Register of Historic Places. Twenty-three of these are included in the Antebellum Homes in Eutaw multiple property submission and four structures are listed individually. Additionally, the Greene County Courthouse Square District is a historic district in the heart of downtown Eutaw. The Littleberry Pippen house is included in the Antebellum Homes in Eutaw multiple property submission.
This home is located at the intersection of Pickens Street and Springfield Avenue near downtown Eutaw (GPS coordinates 32.842885,-87.888088). The Murphy-Dunlap house is located at the same intersection.
This is a private residence – drive by only.
Sources: 1) Walking and Driving Guide to Historic Eutaw, Alabama, prepared by the Greene County Historical Society; 2) NRHP “Antebellum Homes in Eutaw” Multiple Property Submission Form.
For details about additional historical homes in Eutaw, visit GreeneCountyHistoricSociety.org/Walking_&_Driving_Guide.