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Barton Hall

Cherokee, Alabama
County of Colbert.
National Register Number: 73000337
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: AL-5 Certified Local Government: NO
Current use/information: Private House.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 7, 1973):
Constructed in the 1840s, this is an unusually sophisticated Greek Revival style plantation house with small Doric entrance and limestone-paved rear courtyard. The interior contains one of the South's most breathtaking stairways, climbing in a series of double flights and bridge-like landings to the rooftop observatory.

the landmark is in good condition.

General maintenance of the home. No major renovation work done in the past two years.

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