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The Holman House

The J. D. Holman House is a historic residence in Ozark, Alabama.  One of the most elaborate Neoclassical homes in the Wiregrass Region, it was built in 1912–13 for Jesse DeCosta Holman, a prominent local merchant. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

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Welcome To The Holman House


The Holman House is a two-story structure, measuring about 62 feet (19 meters) square.  It was designed in a neoclassical style by Montgomery architect, Mr. C. Frank Galliher.

Two identical porticos are centered on the front and west elevations, facing Broad and Mutual Streets.  Four Corinthian columns support a triangular pediment and entablature.  An elaborately outlined oval window adorns the center of the pediment.  The main entry is surrounded by a latticed transom and sidelights, which are flanked by pilasters with capitals that match the main columns.  Above the main entrance is a balcony with wrought iron railings, which features a door with similar transom and sidelights as that below.  The portico is framed by pilasters against the house which match the main columns.

A wrap-around porch stretches around the west, south (front), and east sides of the house.  On the front elevation, French windows with fanlights on either side of the portico open onto the porch.  Casement windows with lattice lights above sit on the second story above the French windows.  On the east side, there are two French windows with casements above and a porte-cochère below a small balcony.  Windows on the west elevation are one-over-one double-hung sash windows, except for casements on a sleeping porch off the rear of the house.

The interior of the house is laid out with a central hall with two bedrooms and a library on one side, and a dining room and salon on the other.  A mantel in the library features reliefs of a horse and a mule, emblematic of Mr. Holman’s early business. The stairwell at the end of the hall is flanked by Corinthian columns.  The second floor corresponds to the first, with a central hall between three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a dressing room, and access to the sleeping porch.




The Holman House is an ideal venue for either a wedding, wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, or even just as a venue for some special photography

Business Meetings

The Holman House provides a beautiful setting for an impressive business meetings include Conference Meetings, Seminars, and Corporate Events



The Holman House is perfect for family reunions and class reunions. Book your reunion today!t.

What People are Saying


“The Holman House was the perfect setting for the Carroll High School class of ’67 reunion. Classy, spacious, beautifully decorated. We couldn’t have picked a better location.”

Mike Barefield

“Best Wedding Ever!”

“A gorgeous party and wedding venue. Everyone was so helpful. ”

G. Smith

“Amazing Time”

“I have not been back to Ozark for many years. But recently attended my high school reunion at The Holman House. What a beautiful place for our reunion!!!”

C Riley


“I loved The Holman House as a little girl. I’m so happy to see the renovations for this historic landmark. Truly a great idea to repurpose the house as a party and wedding venue. ”


In the Spotlight

Awards & Recognition

Small Town Preservation Award

The Ozark Heritage Association was awarded the 2016 Small Town Preservation Award for its work on the Holman House and presented by the  Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation.

Mayor Billy Blackwell and Jeanette Reeves, President of the Ozark Heritage Association, attended the awards event luncheon in Mobile.  The Ozark Heritage Association was formed in 2013 primarily for the purpose to assist in the restoration of the Holman House, a neoclassical residence built in
1912 in Ozark, Alabama.

Hours of Operation

First Saturday in

Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

(Please note this schedule may change due to any scheduled event during the same time.)

To reserve your event in the please call (334) 774-9321.

Holman House

P O Box 1912

Ozark, AL  36361

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