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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 MarkersHistory of Sheffield - Sheffield, AL

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Sheffield, Alabama was named for Sheffield, England.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersColbert County Courthouse Square District - Tuscumbia, AL

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The Colbert County Courthouse Square District historical marker is a summary of the buildings making up the district.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: 2/19/2016

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Alabama Historical MarkersTrenholm High School - Tuscumbia, AL

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Trenholm High School was the last African American High School in Tuscumbia before desegregation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersTuscumbia's Oakwood Cemetery - Tuscumbia, AL

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Tuscumbia's Oakwood Cemetery is a large cemetery of over 5000 graves that dates back to 1817.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Blues Trail: Mississippi to Alabama - Tuscumbia, AL

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Tuscumbia and Muscle Shoals, Alabama were both hot spots in the Blues and Soul music and recordings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCivil War Skirmishes at Barton/Civil War Skirmishes at the Barton Cemetery - Barton, AL

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In 1862-63, Confederate forces fought several sharp skirmishes near Barton as they sought to repel or delay Union expeditions invading the Tennessee Valley from the Federal stronghold at Corinth, Mississippi.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersElijah & Issac Pugh - Grove Hill, AL

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Located at the intersection of U.S. 84 (near milepost 40) and Crescent Road, Marker notes the nearby graves of father & son. The father fought in the American Revolution, the son in the War of 1812.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersFirst Oil Well In Alabama - Gilbertown, AL

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Located 2 miles west of Gilbertown on Paragon Rd, marker notes the beginnings of the oil industry in Alabama by H.L. Hunt of Texas.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersDellet-Bedsole Plantation (c.1850) - Whatley, AL

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Located along U.S. 84, 2 miles west of Lena Landegger Highway (County Road 39), on the right when traveling west. It is near the tree lined driveway into the 4000 acre farm.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersClarke-Washington Electric Membership Corporation - Coffeeville, AL

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Located at the intersection of U.S. 84 and River Street, marker notes the history of bringing electric power to the black belt counties of Clarke and Washington.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersWater Avenue

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In downtown Selma near the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: 7/26/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersSite of Selma-Dallas County’s 1st Bridge 1884-1940

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On the river in Selma

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: 7/27/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersHistory Of Tuscumbia, Alabama - Tuscumbia, AL

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Tuscumbia is one of Alabama's oldest towns with more than 100 antebellum commercial buildings, churches and homes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: 3/18/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersBattleground - Danville, AL

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Battleground is another of the many Forrest-Streight historical markers across north Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/31/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersNewburg - Newburg, AL

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Newburg, AL was first known as New Boston.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 1/31/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe "Katy-Did" Crash - Danville, AL

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The "Katy-Did" was a B-26C Martin Marauder that crashed near the marker on April 9, 1944.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 1/31/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersHistory of Vina - Vina, AL

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Vina got its name from a train engineer's wife, Elvina, whom he called Viney.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 1/31/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Honorable Frank Minis Johnson, Jr. - Haleyville, AL

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In 1955 President Eisenhower appointed the Honorable Frank Minis Johnson, Jr. federal district judge for the Middle District of Alabama.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 1/31/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCity of Haleyville, ALabama - Haleyville, AL

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The first permanent settlement was established at this location in 1820.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 1/31/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical Markers"Spirit of Hodges" - Hodges, AL

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The "Spirit of Hodges" was the name of a P-51 Mustang in World War II.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 1/30/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersDowntown Square and Veterans Memorial Park - Florala, AL

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The name Florala came from combining the names of Florida and Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/11/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersTown of Section - Section, AL

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The communities of Kirby Creek, Gossets Hollow, and Fern Cliff came together to form the Town of Section.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/27/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersTown of Geraldine: Home of the Bulldogs - Geraldine, AL

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Geraldine is one of those small, rural towns whose high school athletic teams always seem to be in the hunt for state titles.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/27/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersTown of Crossville - Crossville, AL

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Crossville, AL, was named by James A. Copeland because of the area’s many crossroads.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/27/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersBirthplace of Albertville - Albertville, AL

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Albertville is the county seat of Marshall County, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/11/2014

last visited: never

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