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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 MarkersOld Rosemere Cemetery - Opelika, AL

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One of three markers in the Rosemere Cemetery, this one describes the oldest portions of the cemetery from 1869 and its many prominent internments.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 7/8/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersNew Rosemere Cemetery - Opelika, AL

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One of three markers in the Rosemere Cemetery, this one describes the later additions to the cemetery and its many prominent internments.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 7/8/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersAfrican-American Rosemere Cemetery - Opelika, AL

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One of three markers in the Rosemere Cemetery, this one describes the beginnings of the African-American section created in 1876.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 7/8/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersLieutenant Colonel Dallas B. Smith - Opelika, AL

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Marker at an Opelika armory named after Lt. Col. Smith, a decorated World War I veteran and community leader.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 7/8/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersRosseau's Raid to East Alabama - Opelika, AL

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Marker describes Union General Rousseau's raid, in support of General Sherman, on the Opelika area and its railroads.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 7/8/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersKillgore Scholarships / Some Terms of Scholarships - Opelika, AL

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Marker describes the philanthropy of a local Lee County family who donated over a million dollars to education.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 7/8/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersLt. William C. Maxwell / Air Force ROTC - Maxwell AFB, AL

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Markers describe the Montgomery Alabama Air University bases' beginning and being named for Lt. William C. Maxwell. Also the home of USAF ROTC.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 7/8/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersPisgah Primitive Baptist Church - Grady, AL

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Rural church has a beautiful stone wall around it and its cemetery. Located on Gardner Road just below Pisgah Road.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/27/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersLine 32° 28´ North Latitude - Smiths Station, AL

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After France gave area to Britain, in the Colonial Era, surveyors marked the boundaries including this one near County Road 430 in south Smiths Station.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/27/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersJ. F. Drake High School / Alma Mater Auburn, AL

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Marker notes the history of a local Auburn High School and lists the lyrics to the school song. Located in northwest Auburn on Spencer Avenue.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersSigma Alpha Epsilon - Auburn, AL

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Located at the northwest edge just off Auburn University this fraternity was the first one on campus.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersMax Adams Morris / Max Adams Morris Drill Field - Auburn, AL

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Located on the campus of Auburn University in front of the Nichols Center, notes the life of Max Adams Morris who was killed in the Korean War.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Old Rotation - Auburn, AL

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The "Old Rotation" is an agricultural experiment that has been under continuous study on the campus of Auburn University since its inception in 1896. It is located on Lem Morrison Drive.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersFounders' Oak - Auburn, AL

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This over 150 year old oak tree can be found just inside the Auburn University Davis Arboretum, off Garden Drive, first walkway from Mell Street.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersBaptist Hill - Auburn, AL

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Located at the intersection of South Dean and East Thach, this important African-American cemetery contains a rich history of early Auburn.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersRobert Wilton Burton (1848-1917) - Auburn, AL

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Describes the former location of the home of Robert Burton, a writer noted for his children's stories and books. Marker located on East Magnolia Avenue in front of the Burton Place Apartments.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersScott-Yarbrough House - Auburn, AL

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Home also known as Pebble Hill, is located at intersection of East Magnolia Avenue and South Debardeleben Street, now used as the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities, part of Auburn University.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Baughman-Honour-Stiles House - Auburn, AL

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Located on East Magnolia Avenue in this University town, this house is one of three notable houses near each other. It was built in the French-Norman style.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersDillard-Lawson House - Auburn, AL

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Located on East Magnolia Avenue, in this University town, the house is now called Greystone Mansion and available for gatherings and events.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersTown of Level Plains

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Marker describes the beginnings of Level Plains which is located along US Highway 84, East of Enterprise.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersCradle of the Confederacy - Montgomery, AL

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Located across the street from the Alabama State Capitol, this marker notes Montgomery's history as the CSA capital.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/4/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersAnthony L. Barnes/The Cahaba Pumping Station - Birmingham, AL

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The 1890 Cahaba River Pumping Station was saved from demolition by Chairman of the Water Works Board Anthony L. Barnes.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/4/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersBirmingham Water Works Company (1887)/Cahaba Pumping Station (1890) - Birmingham, AL

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The Cahaba River Pumping Station was constructed in 1890 to provide drinking water to residents of Birmingham.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 6/4/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersSouthern Boundary of the United States - Cottonwood, AL

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Located on US Highway 231 at the Florida/Alabama state line this marker notes the then southern border of the colonial United States.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 5/6/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersColumbia Baptist Church

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Located on Main St., just above Church St., the church serves a community that once was a thriving trade center.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 5/6/2014

last visited: never

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