Carlen House


Carlen House

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caption = The Carlen House in 2008.
location= 54 South Carlen Street
Mobile, Alabama
lat_degrees = 30
lat_minutes = 41
lat_seconds = 2.10
lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 88
long_minutes = 5
long_seconds = 9.67
long_direction = W
locmapin = Alabama
area =
built =1843
architect=
architecture= Creole cottage
added = June 12, 1981cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2008-03-11|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]
governing_body = Local
refnum=81000131
The Carlen House, also known as the Carlen House Museum, is a historic house museum in Mobile, Alabama, United States. The house was built in the Creole cottage style in 1843. It was the residence of Michael and Mary Carlen, Irish immigrants, and their twelve children. Exhibits on display include the family's period furniture and an assortment of household goods. The Mobile County School Board acquired convert|38|acre of the property from the Carlen family in 1923 as the site for a new public city school. As a result, the house is now on the northern edge of the Murphy High School campus.cite web|title="School History"|work="Murphy High School Alumni Association"|url=http://www.murphyalumni.org/history.htm|accessdate=2008-03-11] It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 12, 1981.

ee also

*National Register of Historic Places listings in Mobile County, Alabama

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