Robert G. Griffith Sr. House

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Robert G. Griffith Sr. House
Robert G. Griffith Sr. House April 2015.jpg
The house in April 2015
Robert G. Griffith Sr. House is located in Alabama
Robert G. Griffith Sr. House
Robert G. Griffith Sr. House is located in the US
Robert G. Griffith Sr. House
Nearest city Summit, Alabama
Coordinates 34°12′38″N 86°28′38″W / 34.21056°N 86.47722°W / 34.21056; -86.47722Coordinates: 34°12′38″N 86°28′38″W / 34.21056°N 86.47722°W / 34.21056; -86.47722
Area 70 acres (28 ha)
Architectural style I-House
NRHP reference # 00000143[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 14, 2000
Designated ARLH June 30, 1995

The Robert G. Griffith Sr. House is a historic house near Summit, Blount County, Alabama. The two-story I-house was built in 1851 for Robert Griffin Griffith. As the only surviving early I-house in Blount County, the dwelling is representative of the residence of a financially comfortable agricultural family in the Appalachian region of Alabama.[2] It was added to the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage on June 30, 1995 and to the National Register of Historic Places on March 14, 2000.[1][3]

References

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (July 9, 2010). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Robert G. Griffith Sr. House" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved April 16, 2013.  See also: "Accompanying photos" (PDF). 
  3. ^ "Properties on the Alabama Register of Landmarks & Heritage". Alabama Historical Commission. www.preserveala.org. Retrieved April 16, 2012. 


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