Historic Markers Across Alabama

Pratt Homesite -Circa 1842

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Bridge Street at Gin Shop Hill Road, Prattville, AL
County: Autauga
Coordinates: N 32° 27.626    W 086° 28.789
  32.46043333    -86.47981666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMFYMJ


Daniel Pratt, Prattville's founding father, constructed an imposing home and garden within a quarter-mile of this site on Autauga Creek, near his industrial complex. The large home was designed and erected by Pratt himself, a noted architect / builder.

The white frame house featured New England architectural elements characteristic of Pratt's style and incorporated a narrow, two-story portico and balcony. Pratt also added An art gallery to the home displaying paintings by George Cooke, a southern artist supported by Pratt.

The grape vineyard on the hillside behind the house provided wine for entertaining in the Pratt home.

Erected during the 1999 Daniel Pratt "Alabama Year Of Industry" Celebration In Honor of Daniel Pratt's 200th Birthday.

Erected 1999 by Alabama Historical Association / Autauga County Heritage Association.

End of Pratt Homesite -Circa 1842