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Alabama Historical Markers
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Description:
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 is full of rich history and culture, this category is to waymark the plaques and markers found around town and out on the country roads all over the wonderful state.

  • Here is a link to the Historical Markers Website.

    ( The Alabama Historical Association began sponsoring historical markers as early as 1950 and a standing AHA marker committee was created in 1952. The committee’s duties are to encourage and assist interested parties in the purchase and erection of markers for historical sites. The Committee also serves to check the accuracy of information carried in the proposed marker texts and to attest to a site's historic importance. The committee chair also facilitates ordering approved markers which are paid for by the sponsoring organization. The distinctive design of the Alabama Historical Association marker is a double-faced cast aluminum plate with a baked enamel finish. The plate has a deep blue background and the text is portrayed in gold letters. The insignia at the top is the Alabama flag, the St. Andrew’s cross, in white, red, and gold. )

  • Instructions for Posting a Alabama Historical Markers Waymark:
  • 1. The waymark MUST be located in the state of Alabama.
  • 2. You must provide accurate coordinates.
  • 3. At least a photo of the sign, but prefered would be two photos, one of the sign and one of the area.
  • 4. In the "long description" field, please include a brief description of the purpose for the marker. What happened here? You can copy the marker text, or summarize it, or use your own words.
  • 5. The text of a marker usually only hints at the depth of the history behind it. Do a web search and link to additional information, if it is available, using the optional field provided.
  • Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
    Please post a photo of you OR your GPS at the marker location. Also if you know of any additional links not already mentioned about this bit of Alabama history please include that in your log.
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    • Date Dedicated / Placed
    • Marker Number
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    Alabama Historical MarkersMount Olive Baptist Church

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    On GA 165 at Nuckols Rd north of Fort Mitchell.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/26/2015

    last visited: 3/29/2015

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    Alabama Historical MarkersSpanish Fort, 1689-1691

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    On AL 165 at Terminal Rd in Holy Trinity.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/26/2015

    last visited: 3/29/2015

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    Alabama Historical MarkersJohn Crowell

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    Located at the Fort Mitchell Historic Landmark Park in front of the Cantey Cemetery.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/24/2015

    last visited: 3/29/2015

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    Alabama Historical MarkersAsbury School and Mission-1 Mile North of Ft. Mitchell

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    Located at the Fort Mitchell Historic Landmark Park in front of the Cantey Cemetery.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/24/2015

    last visited: 3/29/2015

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    Alabama Historical MarkersOld Federal Road - Pine Orchard, AL

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    One of eight stone markers along the Alabama portion of the Federal road established as a postal route by President Jefferson. Located on County Road 5, south of County Road 42.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/24/2015

    last visited: never

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    Alabama Historical MarkersOld Federal Road - Burnt Corn, AL

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    One of eight stone markers along the Alabama portion of the Federal road established as a postal route by President Jefferson. Located at the intersection of County Road 5 and County Road 15.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/24/2015

    last visited: never

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    Alabama Historical MarkersOld Federal Road - Midway Alabama

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    One of eight stone markers along the Alabama portion of the Federal road established as a postal route by President Jefferson. Located at the intersection of County Road 1 and State Route 83 in Conecuh County.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/24/2015

    last visited: never

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    Alabama Historical MarkersOld Federal Road - Bermuda, AL

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    One of eight stone markers along the Alabama portion of the Federal road established as a postal route by President Jefferson. Located at the intersection of County Road 5 and County Road 20.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/24/2015

    last visited: never

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    Alabama Historical MarkersJames Cantey

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    Located at the Fort Mitchell Historic Landmark Park in front of the Cantey Cemetery.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/24/2015

    last visited: 3/29/2015

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    Alabama Historical MarkersCapitol Heights Elementary School - Montgomery, AL

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    Notes the early firsts of an important elementary school in Capitol Heights and the local efforts to rebuild after fire destroyed it in 1976. Located on Winona Avenue at Florida Street.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/22/2015

    last visited: never

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    Alabama Historical MarkersCharlie and Lucille Times - Montgomery, AL

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    Marker located on South Holt St. just north of Central St, notes the life of two civil rights activists in the early years of the bus boycotts of Montgomery and rights organizations.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/22/2015

    last visited: never

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    Alabama Historical MarkersHome of Dr. E. D. Nixon, Sr. - Montgomery, AL

    in Alabama Historical Markers

    On Clinton St. between Rosa Parks Ave & South Holt St., in front of a pioneer in the Civil Rights movement, Dr. Edgar Daniel Nixon, Sr.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/22/2015

    last visited: never

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    Alabama Historical MarkersLongmire Stagecoach Stop - Burnt Corn, AL

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    Marker located along the rural County Road 5, north of Burnt Corn. Notes the early history of Conecuh County postal service.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/22/2015

    last visited: never

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    Alabama Historical MarkersDr. Watkins House - Burnt Corn, AL

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    Located on Conecuh County Rd 5, about a mile north of CR-15, notes the house and life of a prominent doctor and politician, John Watkins.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/22/2015

    last visited: never

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    Alabama Historical MarkersLouina

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    On AL 22 just east of the Tallapoosa River bridge.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/22/2015

    last visited: 3/11/2015

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    Alabama Historical MarkersFirst School in Conecuh County - Burnt Corn, AL

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    Located on Conecuh County Road 15, east of County Road 5 this marker notes the former location of the first school in this rural county.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/22/2015

    last visited: never

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    Alabama Historical MarkersAlabama Baptist Children’s Home Site - Evergreen, AL

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    Former location of widows and orphans home located at the intersection of S. Main St and Cemetery Ave in front of the old Evergreen Junior High School gymnasium.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/22/2015

    last visited: never

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    Alabama Historical MarkersWedhadkee Yarn Mills

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    On AL 22 at Wehadkee Creek in Rock Mills.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/22/2015

    last visited: 3/11/2015

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    Alabama Historical MarkersSite of the Warren Reese House

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    Located on South Decatur Street at Scott Street, this marker notes former location of a Confederate Colonel and later mayor of Montgomery.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/22/2015

    last visited: never

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    Alabama Historical MarkersPortier House Circa 1833

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    At 307 Conti St. in Mobile.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/16/2015

    last visited: 3/28/2015

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    Alabama Historical MarkersTrinity Episcopal Church

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    1900 Dauphin St in Mobile

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/16/2015

    last visited: 3/28/2015

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    Alabama Historical MarkersBig Zion African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church

    in Alabama Historical Markers

    At the church...Church and Bayou in Mobile.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/16/2015

    last visited: 3/28/2015

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    Alabama Historical MarkersBarton Academy

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    The first public school in Alabama.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/16/2015

    last visited: 3/28/2015

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    Alabama Historical Markers400 Government Street 1860 (Ketchum House-Cathedral Rectory)

    in Alabama Historical Markers

    About a ante-bellum mansion in downtown Mobile.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/16/2015

    last visited: 3/28/2015

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    Alabama Historical MarkersOffice of Dr. Henry S. LeVert, 1804-1864

    in Alabama Historical Markers

    A marker about a building in downtown Mobile that now houses the local bar association.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

    location: Alabama

    date approved: 3/16/2015

    last visited: 3/28/2015

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