Asa White House


Asa White House
Asa White House
The house in 1936, as recorded by the Historic American Buildings Survey
Asa White House is located in Alabama
Location: 314 Mesopotamia Street
Eutaw, Alabama
Coordinates: 32°50′30″N 87°53′2″W / 32.84167°N 87.88389°W / 32.84167; -87.88389Coordinates: 32°50′30″N 87°53′2″W / 32.84167°N 87.88389°W / 32.84167; -87.88389
Built: 1838
Architectural style: Federal, Greek Revival
Governing body: Private
MPS: Antebellum Homes in Eutaw Thematic Resource
NRHP Reference#: 82002033[1]
Added to NRHP: April 2, 1982

The Asa White House, also known as the White-McGiffert House, is a historic house in Eutaw, Alabama, USA. It was built in 1838 by Asa White, one of Greene County's earliest settlers.[2] Eutaw was established on property owned by Asa White. He conveyed 20 acres (8.1 ha) to the newly established county seat in 1838 for the building of a courthouse, civic buildings, and a commercial district. He then sold residential lots to individuals. His house is a two-story frame building. It was built in the Federal style and later altered with the addition of Greek Revival-influenced details. The house was recorded by the Historic American Buildings Survey in 1936. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places as a part of the Antebellum Homes in Eutaw Thematic Resource on April 2, 1982, due to its architectural significance.[1]

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