William S. Irby, Sr. House at Lower Peach Tree, AL (built 1900; listed on ARLH)

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This Victorian-style home is located in the Lower Peach Tree community in southwest Wilcox County. It was built in 1900 using timber from the property and cut at the family-owned sawmill. The front of the house has a two-story pedimented front porch with double doors on both levels and a turret on the left that’s topped with a conical roof. During 1989-1991, the house was restored and every effort was taken to maintain its original structure. The home was added to the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage (ARLH)) on December 4, 1992. It is located in Lower Peach Tree on CR 35 approximately 0.5 mile east of the intersection of CR 35 and CR 1 (GPS coordinates 31.843359,-87.538623).

This is a private residence – drive by only.

Source: ARLH “William S. Irby, Sr. House” Nomination Form.

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