Alpine House Bed & Breakfast
902 County Rd 194  Bryant,AL 35958

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Alpine House was built by Samual McGee who was born in 1832 near New Brunswick, Canada. He learned the shipbuilding trade in Bangor, Maine. When the Civil War began, his wife, Mary, paid $200 for him to have a substitute so that he wouldn't have to go to war. Instead, he came to Bridgeport, Alabama (one of the cities which can be seen in the valley) to build ships for the war. He could look up and see the top of Sand Mountain and longed to have property there. He bought land on Sand Mountain and built a home which he named Alpine House because of its mountain view. Six generations of McGee's and their families have lived on Sand Mountain since the house was first built. When you stay at Alpine House, you can look at many pictures of "the way it used to be." and read accounts written by family members of the parties and celebrations held in the 25 foot long dining room and of the famous guests who have visited Alpine House.