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

Burritt Museum

 
 
Burritt Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 24, 2008
1. Burritt Museum Marker
Inscription. Situated on 167 acres of some of the most scenic land in North Alabama, the museum and its grounds contain items of local and national interest.

This property was willed to the City of Huntsville in 1955 by Dr. William Henry Burritt (1869-1955), physician and philanthropist.

Open to the Public
 
Erected by Huntsville Historical Society.
 
Location. 34° 43.201′ N, 86° 32.269′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Monte Sano Boulevard Southeast and Burrit Drive Southeast, on the left when traveling north on Monte Sano Boulevard Southeast. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3101 Burritt Drive, Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trough Springs (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lowell M. Anderson (approx. 1 miles away); Hotel Monte Sano (approx. 1.6 miles away); Historic Viduta / Hotel Monte Sano (approx. 1.7 miles away); Monte Sano Railway
Burritt Museum Marker next to the Burritt On The Mountain Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr
2. Burritt Museum Marker next to the Burritt On The Mountain Entrance
(approx. 2.1 miles away); Twickenham Historic District (approx. 2.2 miles away); Maple Hill Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
 
Also see . . .  Burritt on the Mountain — A Living Museum. (Submitted on February 23, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Natural FeaturesScience & MedicineSettlements & Settlers
 
Portrait of Dr. William Henry Burritt image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 24, 2008
3. Portrait of Dr. William Henry Burritt
Burritt Mansion built in 1938 image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 24, 2008
4. Burritt Mansion built in 1938
Burritt Mansion Parlor image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 24, 2008
5. Burritt Mansion Parlor
The view from the Burritt Museum site. atop Round Top Mountain image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 24, 2008
6. The view from the Burritt Museum site. atop Round Top Mountain
Gardiner Cabin c.1845 one of the many historic structures on display at the Burritt Musuem image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 24, 2008
7. Gardiner Cabin c.1845 one of the many historic structures on display at the Burritt Musuem
Typical slave house in the area, it originally stood on the Gardiner Farm in southern Madison County.
The Meals House c. 1845 one of the many historic structures on display at the Burritt Musuem image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 24, 2008
8. The Meals House c. 1845 one of the many historic structures on display at the Burritt Musuem
The Meals House originally stood near Lester, Alabama in Limestone County.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 21, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,487 times since then and 72 times this year. Last updated on February 23, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. Photos:   1. submitted on February 21, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on February 23, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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