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Gadsden in Etowah County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Gunn-Bellenger House

 
 
Gunn-Bellenger House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 18, 2010
1. Gunn-Bellenger House Marker
Inscription. Built in 1886 for Edward Tracy Hollingsworth, a prominent merchant and banker, this two-story Victorian - style house with mansard roof is one of the few surviving examples of late-nineteenth century architecture in Gadsden. The original complex included a detached kitchen, a well, a servantís house and a barn.
In 1901 Dr. and Mrs. Charles L. Gunn purchased the property. It remained in that family until the death of their daughter, Carolyn Gunn Bellenger in 1990, who had bequeathed the house to the city of Gadsden.

(Listed in the National Register of Historic Places February 19, 1993)

Erected in 1993 by the City of Gadsden, Steve A. Means, Mayor And The Etowah Historical Society
 
Erected 1993 by Alabama Historical Commission.
 
Location. 34° 0.834′ N, 86° 0.898′ W. Marker is in Gadsden, Alabama, in Etowah County. Marker is at the intersection of Chestnut Street and South 9th Street, on the right when traveling east on Chestnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 872 Chestnut Street, Gadsden AL 35901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel Hood House (within shouting distance of this marker); William Luther Sibert Major General U.S. Army (Ret.)
Gunn-Bellenger House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 18, 2010
2. Gunn-Bellenger House Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Eleventh Street School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Congregation Beth Israel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Etowah County, Alabama (approx. 0.2 miles away); The North Alabama Conference of the United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gadsden Times-News Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gadsden Amphitheater (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gadsden.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Gunn-Bellenger House image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 18, 2010
3. Gunn-Bellenger House
Gunn-Bellenger House image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 18, 2010
4. Gunn-Bellenger House
Gunn-Bellenger House Upstairs window and roof-line image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 18, 2010
5. Gunn-Bellenger House Upstairs window and roof-line
One of the colorfull windows on the Gunn-Bellenger House image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 18, 2010
6. One of the colorfull windows on the Gunn-Bellenger House
Gunn-Bellenger House Architectural Detail image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, December 18, 2010
7. Gunn-Bellenger House Architectural Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 19, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 873 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 19, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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