Decatur Historical Homes District Walking Tour

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Decatur Historical Homes District Walking Tour

Victorian era craftsmen and bungalow homes in Alabama are prevalent in the Decatur area. This summer, take a fun walk around Morgan County and marvel in the historicism of some of this area’s oldest residences. We’re putting together a Decatur historical homes district walking tour for you to enjoy! Take a look!


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Old Decatur Historic District

Often referred to as “The Painted Ladies,” some of the homes on our tour date back to the 1800s, while others were constructed around the turn of the century. All the homes on our list are part of the National Register of Historic Places. We’re beginning with the Old Decatur Historic District.

This area is comprised of 116 acres with houses that vary in age from 1829 to the present. The styles of houses vary from French-influenced to Edwardian Cottages, and more. Here are a couple of sites to make sure you visit:

  • The Dancy-Polk House
  • The J. T. Jones House
  • The McEntire House

New Decatur-Albany Historic District

This district was founded in the late 1800s and reflects early 20th century trends such as Colonial Revival, California Cottage, Dutch Colonial, and Frank Lloyd Wright influences on the architecture of the area. Here are a few places we recommend:

  • St. John’s Episcopal Church
  • The Chenault House
  • Christ’s Mission

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There you have our Decatur historical homes district walking tour. You can check out these homes and then stop by and see us at Serra Toyota of Decatur! We have a variety of new Toyota models for you to choose from. You can view our online inventory and then schedule a test drive!