301 Eustis Avenue SE

Calhoun House
On this site stood the Calhoun House, used as a Federal Courthouse where desperado Frank James was tried and found not guilty, by jury trail, on April 25, 1884, for robbery of a government payroll near Muscle Shoals, Alabama, March 11, 1881. One of his defense attorneys was Huntsville's LeRoy Pope Walker, first secretary of war of the Confederalte States of America. - Alabama Historical Association, 1979.
District: Twickenham (855)
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301 Eustis Avenue SE

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"Huntsville Academy, 1888. Greene and Eustis, formerly known as the Calhoun House. In 1870 it was the Federal Troops Post Headquarters. The Frank James trial was held in this building in 1884."
Date: unknown
Rights: Alabama Mosaic; Huntsville Madison County Public Library