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Pelham House - Abbeville, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 31° 34.305 W 085° 15.367
16R E 665491 N 3494287
Quick Description: Pelham House was originally constructed about 1820 as a single pen log dwelling.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 10/29/2012 7:09:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMFKEK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 5

Long Description:
The Pelham House historical marker is a standard Historic Chattahoochee Commission metal marker. It is located at the reconstructed cabin on East Washington Street. The marker was placed by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission, Henry County Historical Society and the Great Southern Wood Preserving Company, Inc.
Marker Name: Pelham House

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
Marker Text: Originally constructed about 1820 as a single pen log dwelling, this building was later enlarged into a dogtrot house and covered with weatherboards. It was situated next to the earliest Henry County road known as the Irwinton (Eufaula), Franklin, Columbia Postal-Stagecoach River Road. It is an excellent example of the oldest type of folk house in the lower Chattahoochee Valley. Preserved by the L. F. Mills family for over 100 years, this house was dis-assembled, moved and restored on this site by the A. J. Rane family of Abbeville.


Date Dedicated / Placed: 1991

Marker Number: None

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