Built in 1819,the same year Alabama became a state, the Weeden House is the oldest public house museum in Alabama. The house was home to several distinguished Huntsville owners before the Weeden family purchased it in 1845. Maria Howard Weeden was born in the house in 1846.
The Weeden House is home to the artwork of Howard Weeden. She is credited as being one of the first artists to paint African Americans true to life.
The Weeden House is also available for group tours, wedding and event rentals.