Weil-Blunt-McMurray House at Greensboro, AL (built ca. 1880, listed on the NRHP)

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This is a ca. 1880 Victorian, one-story house with Eastlake details. Features of this house include a three bay facade, complex roofline and massing, central one story portico with hip roof, turned posts and spindlework, central projecting bay with shed roof, iron cresting, and scrollwork along the eaves.

This house is a contributing property to the Greensboro Historic District that’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). It is located at 1808 Main Street in Greensboro (GPS coordinates 32.704310, -87.600166).

This is a private residence – drive by only.

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

Photographs courtesy of RuralSWAlabama.

NOTE: This house is featured site #49, identified as the Weil-Blunt-Taylor House, on the Greensboro Historic Walking Tour. Tour 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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