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Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Thomas Bibb House

 
 
Thomas Bibb House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 21, 2020
1. Thomas Bibb House Marker
Inscription.  
Thomas Bibb, first president of the Alabama Senate and second governor of Alabama, completed this early high-style Greek revival house in 1836, having occupied the land since 1821. This was his town residence, his plantation home being Belmina, in Limestone County. Direct descendants have lived here since 1927. Federal officers, including General Sherman, occupied the house during the Civil War.
 
Erected by National Society, Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 34° 43.74′ N, 86° 34.905′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Williams Avenue SE and Greene Street SE, on the right when traveling east on Williams Avenue SE. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Williams Avenue SE, Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.
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The Public Inn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Helion Lodge No. 1 (about 300 feet away); Howard Weeden Home (about 300 feet away); Twickenham Historic District (about 500 feet away); The Leroy Pope Mansion 1814 (about 500 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Where Alabama Entered the Union (about 600 feet away); Constitution Hall (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bibb-Bradley-Beirne House. Details of the house, by the Society of Architectural Historians. (Submitted on November 22, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. Thomas Bibb. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on July 3, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Thomas Bibb House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 21, 2020
2. Thomas Bibb House Marker
Thomas Bibb House (view from street) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 21, 2020
3. Thomas Bibb House (view from street)
Thomas Bibb image. Click for full size.
Public domain
4. Thomas Bibb
Courtesy Alabama Department of Archives and History
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 627 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 22, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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