Eufaula, AL

Bray-Barron House: A Historic House of Eufaula, AL

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The Bray-Barron House, located in Eufaula, Alabama, is a historic mansion with a rich history that dates back to the mid-19th century (Mary Spraggins House, n.d.). This Greek Revival-style home was built back in the year 1845 all for a man by the name of Nathan Bray who would later go on to serve in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. During the Civil War, the Bray-Barron House served as a hospital for wounded Confederate soldiers (Alabama Tourism Department, n.d.). The house witnessed significant events during this time, including the Battle of Eufaula in 1865 (Alabama Tourism Department, n.d.).

Throughout its history, the Bray-Barron House has been preserved and maintained. The mansion's architectural details, such as its double-columned portico and grand entrance hall, are all considered a part of the traditional Greek Revival style architectural style (National Register of Historic Places, n.d.).

The house is now a part of the United States of America's National Register of Historic Places with the reference number 71000093. The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places (or NRHP for short) back on May 27, 1971, and covers about 9.9 acres of territory. You can find it at the coordinates 31°53′50″N 85°8′40″W.

Citations:

- Alabama Tourism Department. (n.d.). Eufaula. Retrieved from https://tourism.alabama.gov/places-to-go/eufaula/

- Eufaula Heritage Association. (n.d.). Visit us. Retrieved from https://www.eufaulaheritageassociation.org/visit-us

- Mary Spraggins House. (n.d.). Bray-Barron House. Retrieved from http://maryspraggins.blogspot.com/p/bray-barron-house.html

- National Park Service. (n.d.). The Bray-Barron House. Retrieved from https://www.nps.gov/nr/travel/eufaula/bray.htm

- National Register of Historic Places. (n.d.). Bray-Barron House. Retrieved from https://npgallery.nps.gov/NRHP/AssetDetail?assetID=630f3c7f-04e5-4c8c-a9cb-19f673f6b597


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