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Alabama Historical Markers
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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here. This category is for those markers found in the state of Alabama.
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Alabama Historical MarkersBartram's Trail - Greenville, AL

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William Bartram traveled the Southeast U.S., including Butler County, from 1773 through 1777. He published observations of plants, animals, geography and people in 1791. Marker located along Sherling Lake Road west of Braggs Road.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 8/18/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersGary's Stockade - Greenville, AL

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Due to Indian attacks, a settler built a block house and charged other settlers to use it. An Indian massacre nearby led the government to build a fort, making this one useless. Located northwest of Greenville, at the Old Shiloh Cemetery.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 8/18/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersOgly-Stroud Massacre - Greenville, AL

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Located northwest of Greenville, at the Old Shiloh Cemetery, along Sherling Lake Road. This marker notes one of the two Indian massacres, that occurred in March, 1818, in Butler County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/18/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Potters of Rock Mills - Rock Mills, AL

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Located on CR 91 at CR 2206, this two-sided marker notes the many families and potteries established in the area and the wares produced.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/20/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersPottery Shops in Rock Mills - Rock Mills, AL

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Located on CR 91 at CR 2206, this marker notes the many potteries established in the area and the wares produced.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/20/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersEarly Pottery Shops of Randolph County - Bacon Level, AL

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Located on CR 16 at CR 75, this marker notes the pottery industry settlers of the local area. It describes where the potter families came from to settle here and where they ventured.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 7/20/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersPottery-Making Families of Randolph County - Bacon Level, AL

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Located on CR 16 at CR 75, this marker notes the pottery industry of the local area. They used the local porcelain white clay, and some local red clay with an outer glaze of hickory ashes giving a tan or brown glaze.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/20/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe De Soto Trail - near Ardmore, AL

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Marker on sidewalk between the Welcome Center building and the Saturn Rocket. The trail history verse the man's history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/20/2018

last visited: 7/12/2018

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Alabama Historical MarkersHernando De Soto in Alabama - near Ardmore, AL

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Marker in the Ardmore Welcome Center (I-65)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Alabama

date approved: 6/3/2018

last visited: 7/12/2018

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Alabama Historical MarkersClay Methodist Cemetery - Clay, AL

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The Clay Methodist Cemetery historical marker is located in the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 5/20/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersJackson's Death Led to 'Bloody Sunday' March - Marion, AL

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Marker located at corner of Pickens and Jefferson Streets, notes the death of a civil rights worker which led to the Bloody Sunday March in Selma, Alabama across the Edmund Pettus bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 5/20/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersJimmie Lee Jackson, Voting Rights Martyr - Marion, AL

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Marker describes the death of a civil rights worker that led to the Bloody Sunday march in Selma, Alabama. Marker is at the corner of Pickens and Jefferson Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 5/20/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersColumbia Cemetery - Columbia, Alabama

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Marker is located within the cemetery, this double-sided marker on West Church Street notes how the land was acquired for the cemetery and the history of some of those interred.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/10/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersDothan Dixie Standpipe - Dothan, AL

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Located at the intersection of East Powell Street and North St Andrews Street, near the old train depot, this marker notes the importance of the water tower next to it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/10/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersTrail of Tears John Benge Route Fort Payne, Alabama to Oklahoma

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Trail of Tears John Benge Route Fort Payne, Alabama to Oklahoma

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location: Alabama

date approved: 4/10/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersDaniel Dozier - Dozier, Alabama

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Located on US Highway 29, south of Brantley, this marker is at the Dozier Cemetery and provides a history of the town of Dozier and its namesake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/16/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersTuskegee Army Air Field Hangar - Troy, AL

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Marker is located at the Troy Municipal Airport, north of the City of Troy. It describes the nearby three hangars used by the Tuskegee Airmen during their training in Tuskegee. There were relocated here for reuse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/16/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Mack M. Matthews School - Pinckard, AL

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The Mack M. Matthews School (ca. 1961), formerly known as the Pinckard Colored School and now known as the South Dale Middle School, is listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage. It is located on Randolph Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/16/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersProsperity Cemetery - near Marion Junction, AL

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Older cemetery, in rural Dallas County on CR189 west of CR45 about 5 miles south of Marion Junction. Has some Confederate graves. Former church location. The marker has gone missing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/6/2018

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersOld Elam Baptist Church Cemetery - Montgomery, AL

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Located on Gunter Park Drive, just east of Cong W L Dickinson Drive, describes the history of the cemetery and those who are buried here. Another marker nearby has been erected to note the history of the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/12/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersOld Elam Baptist Church - Montgomery, AL

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Located on Cong W L Dickinson Drive near Gunter Park Drive, notes the history of the church and nearby cemetery. Another separate marker is located at the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/12/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersGrant, Alabama: A Scenic Mountain Town - Grant, AL

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The Grant, Alabama: A Scenic Mountain Town historical marker is located in front of the Grant Town Hall on County Road 5.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/29/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersClaysville Junior High School - Guntersville, AL

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The Claysville Junior High School historical marker is located in front of the school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/29/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersKate Duncan Smith - Daughters of the American Revolution School - Grant, AL

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The Kate Duncan Smith - Daughters of the American Revolution School historical marker is located in front of the Pennsylvania Log Cabin built in 1935 as the school's library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/29/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersFort Bowyer War of 1812 - Historic Marker - Fort Morgan, Alabama.

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Fort Bowyer War of 1812 - Historic Marker - Located at Fort Morgan, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/30/2017

last visited: 10/30/2017

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