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Smith - Joseph - Stratton House

 
 
Smith - Joseph - Stratton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
1. Smith - Joseph - Stratton House Marker
Inscription. Only surviving residence of former Mayor E.B. Joseph. The Italianate cottage was built c. 1855 by Pickett Chauncey Smith, a merchant in antebellum Montgomery, and father-in-law of E.B. Joseph, who occupied the house from 1880 to 1885. Joseph served on the City Council for six years and was Mayor from 1899 to 1903. He helped develop Highland Park, Montgomery's first suburb, and was president of Montgomery's first streetcar system, the first electric system in the United States. From 1913 to 1921 the house was occupied by Judge Asa Evans Stratton. Restored 1984.
 
Erected 1986 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 22.442′ N, 86° 18.277′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Alabama Street east of South McDonough Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. House is now occupied by Richard Jordan & Associates, P.C., Attorneys-at-Law. Marker is in this post office area: Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Governor Shorter House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Major Lemuel Purnell Montgomery (about 500 feet away); Governor Jones House
Smith - Joseph - Stratton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By American Sign Restoration, December 13, 2015
2. Smith - Joseph - Stratton House Marker
This marker was restored by American Sign Restoration of Tuscaloosa. Enjoy!
(about 500 feet away); St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church (about 700 feet away); Site of the Warren Reese House (about 700 feet away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Knox Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Juliette Hampton Morgan / Montgomery City-County Public Library (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Categories. PoliticsRailroads & Streetcars
 
Smith - Joseph - Stratton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
3. Smith - Joseph - Stratton House Marker
Looking east along Alabama Street from South McDonough Street.
Smith - Joseph - Stratton House image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 1, 2010
4. Smith - Joseph - Stratton House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 765 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   2. submitted on , by American Sign Restoration of Tuscaloosa, Alabama.   3, 4. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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