Alabama, Madison County

Alabama, Madison County, Huntsville: Burritt on the Mountain

Burritt on the Mountain built in 1837 is the cornerstone building in a collected historic village which includes the 1808 Joel Eddins House, the 1830s Gardiner log cabin with springhouse, the circa 1845 Meals ’saddlebag’ style house, the Chandler ‘dog-trot’(1) style house, a smokehouse, corn crib, the circa 1868 Smith-Williams house, an 1884 church, the 1887 Balch house with an enclosed dog-trot, an 1890s barn, and a 1906 one-room school house. The museum village is situated on 167 acres on a mountain in Huntsville.

Summer Hours (April – October) Tuesday – Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Winter Hours (November – March) Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. Open President’s Day, Labor Day and Memorial Day.

3101 Burritt Drive
Huntsville, AL 35801
(256) 536-2882

(1) Dogtrots are two-pen cabins that are separated by a breezeway and connected by a gable roof. The open central hall, often facing the direction of the prevailing wind, served as a shaded breezeway in which residents did a variety of household chores. In the winter months the cold breezeway could be walled-in…
source: The Chandler House

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Alabama, Madison County, Huntsville: EarlyWorks Museum Complex

 EarlyWorks Museum Complex includes the cabinet shop where delegates signed the Alabama State Constitution in 1819, a 46-foot river keelboat, and an 1860’s era depot. Open Tues-Sat 10am-4pm (Mar-Oct). Nov & Dec hours are adjusted for Santa’s Village. Closed Jan & Feb.

109 Gates Avenue
Huntsville, AL 35801
256-564-8100

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Alabama, Madison County, Huntsville: Humphrey’s Rodgers House

Humphrey’s Rodgers House was built in 1848. Open for Special exhibitions or by appointment.

109 West Gates Ave.
Huntsville, AL 35801
(256) 564-8100

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Alabama, Madison County, Huntsville: Weeden House Museum

Weeden House Museum. Federal architecture built in 1819. It is located in the Twickenham Historic District, Alabama’s largest antebellum district, located east of courthouse square, containing Federal, Italianate and classical architecture. The Weeden House is open Mondays through Fridays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

300 Gates Ave SE
Huntsville, AL 35801
(256) 536-7718

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Alabama, Madison County, Madison: Clay House Museum

Clay House Museum. Built in 1850, the house now an art gallery for local artists. Walk through time (1850–1950) and enjoy 100 years of decorative style featuring Noritake porcelain. Open Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday 1-5 p.m.; closes at 4 p.m. November through February.

621 Eastview Dr.
Madison, AL 35750
(256) 325-1018


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