Few parts of the South equal Huntsville in wealth of handsome ante-bellum Homes.
Posterity may view with profitable concern No. 1, the residence first Secretary of the States of the Confederacy, who issued order to fire on Fort Sumter in 1861, first shot of the Civil War. This edifice was built in 1815.
No. 2, the home of the first Governor of Alabama, built in 1837.
No. 3, the palatial home of a wealthy plater of the Old South, built in 1835.