Strange Alabama- Burritt on the Mountain
Burritt on the Mountain not only refers to the majestic Burritt Mansion but also the surrounding 167-acre park and mountain surrounding it.
Built in 1937 in Huntsville, the Burritt Museum was originally the home to Dr. William Henry Burritt, a homeopathic physician and inventor. The house consists of 14 rooms and is insulated by 2,200 bales of hay. Today, the museum showcases an array of exhibits associated with local culture and history.
Although the museum itself is intriguing, don't forget to explore the surrounding park. It is adorned with restored farm buildings and occasionally interpreters dress up to demonstrate of folks from the 19th century! This park is also known for one of the nation's first wheelchair accessible nature trails. See more of the mansion here.