Historic Markers Across Alabama

Smith-Joseph-Stratton House

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: on Alabama Street east of South McDonough Street, Montgomery, Alabama
County: Montgomery
Coordinates: N 32° 22.442    W 086° 18.277
  32.37403333    -86.30461666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMDCXJ


Only surviving residence of former Mayor E.B. Joseph. the Italianate cottage was built c. 1855 by Pickett Chauncey Smith, a merchant in antebellum Montgomery, and father-in-law of E.B. Joseph, who occupied the house from 1880 to 1885. Joseph served on the City Council for six years and was Mayor from 1899 to 1903. He helped develop Highland Park, Montgomery's first suburb, and was president of Montgomery's first streetcar system, the first electric system in the United States. From 1913 to 1921 the house was occupied by Judge Asa Evans Stratton. Restored 1984

Erected 1986 by Alabama Historical Association.

End of Smith-Joseph-Stratton House