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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 MarkersMontgomery's Slave Depots - Montgomery, AL

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One of three new markers in Montgomery describing the slave trade including the places the slaves were kept.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 1/13/2014

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersMontgomery's Slave Traders - Montgomery, AL

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One of three new markers in Montgomery describing the slave trade including the places the slave traders who sold the slaves for many years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/13/2014

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersLomax House

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Marker providing a brief history of the Lomax House at 235 South Court Street. Also known as the Gilmer-Shorter-Lomax House. Now a law office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/26/2011

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersCivil Rights Freedom Riders - Montgomery, Alabama

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This marker is in front of the Greyhound Bus Terminal where the civil rights encounter described on the marker took place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/7/2011

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersFigh - Pickett House - Montgomery, Alabama

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The Figh-Picket House, the first brick house in Montgomery, is now located at 512 South Court Street in Montgomery. It serves as the headquarters for the Montgomery County Historical Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/28/2011

last visited: 1/12/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersCivil War - Barnes School - Montgomery, Alabama

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This house is the oldest brick house in Montgomery, having been built in 1837. From 1906 to 1942 it was the used as a private school for boys run by Professor Elly Barnes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/29/2011

last visited: 1/12/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersWilliam Lowndes Yancey

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Near where the house stood where he died at.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 6/2/2019

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Alabama Historical MarkersBlack members of the Alabama Legislature who served during the reconstruction period, Montgomery, AL

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Marker listing the black members of the Alabama Legislature who served during the reconstruction period of 1868-1869 located on the Alabama State University campus

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/28/2013

last visited: 7/26/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersLucas Tavern

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The Lucas Tavern was located near this spot in the Old Alabama Town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 1/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersMontgomery Theatre - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker giving the history of the Montgomery Theatre, which opened in October, 1860, and closed in 1907. The marker is located on North Perry Street near the intersection of Monroe Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/31/2011

last visited: 7/19/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersBrick-A-Day Church - Montgomery, Alabama

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Two-sided marker giving the history of the First Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. This historic black church is also known for its role in the civil rights movement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/8/2011

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersMontgomery City Hall - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker commemorating the 1937 completion of the new city hall for Montgomery, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/27/2011

last visited: 11/3/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersFuneral for Hank Williams - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker commemorating the Hank Williams funeral service in the city auditorium in Montgomery, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/28/2011

last visited: 11/3/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersBirth of Montgomery Bus Boycott - Montgomery, AL

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Located on the Alabama State University (ASU) Campus, marker was installed on 60th anniversary celebration of when Rosa Parks was arrested. Notes the ASU involvement in the bus boycott.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersASU Early Years - Montgomery, Alabama

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This marker tells the history of the early years of Alabama State University from its founding in Marion, Alabama, in 1867 to its move to Montgomery in 1887.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 6/29/2012

last visited: 1/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersTatum Street - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker telling the story of early Alabama State University teachers living on Tatum Street, just north of the campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/3/2012

last visited: 1/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Frank M. Johnson, Jr. Federal Building and US Courthouse - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker telling the life of Judge Frank M. Johnson, Jr. and why the building was named in his honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersTelegram for War Between the States

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The telegram from Montgomery which began the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersWinter Building

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On the back side of the Telegram marker, describes the Winter Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersCentral Bank Building

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A historical building in Montgomery, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Lightning Route

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One of several markers at Court Square in downtown Montgomery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/26/2011

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Bus Stop / The Montgomery Bus Boycott

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Historical Marker indicating the bus stop where Rosa Parks boarded the bus and sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/10/2011

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersRosa Louise McCauley Parks / A Lady of Courage

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Historical Marker honoring Mrs. Rosa Parks, considered the "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/11/2011

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersCourt Square Fountain

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A marker depicting the dedication of this large fountain in downtown Montgomery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersBernard Whitehurst - Montgomery, AL

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On April 16, 2013, the City of Montgomery dedicated this two-sided historic marker to help everyone understand how it has learned from the acts of the past.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/17/2013

last visited: 11/3/2013

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