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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 MarkersDoublehead - Oakville, AL

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Doublehead became a powerful Cherokee leader in Lawrence County in the early 1800s.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersChilders Chapel - Valley Grande, AL

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Historic rural cemetery along County Road 37, north of Selma, includes many older grave markers. Access is difficult as the gates have chains and locks.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSgt Robert Weakley Patton - Selma, AL

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Marker describes the young college students from the University of Alabama called up in the Civil War and notes the location where one was killed in action. Marker is located at corner of Washington St and Alabama Ave.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersOakville Indian Mound - Oakville, AL

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The Oakville Indian Mound, built by prehistoric Copena Indians, is 2,000 years old.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCreek Indian Removal - Oakville, AL

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Creek Indians passed through the area of the Oakville Indian Mounds Park during the removals of the 1860s.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Selma Movement - Selma, AL

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THIS MARKER HAS BEEN REMOVED Notes the major Civil Rights actions, that began in Selma, that led to sweeping voting rights for Africa-Americans. Located at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: 8/30/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersStreight's Raid - Oakville, AL

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On 26 Apr 1863, a Union raiding party of 1500 led by Col. Abel Streight left Tuscumbia for Russellville. After a running battle Streight surrendered to Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest's 500 men on 3 May 1863, in Cherokee County, AL.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/12/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersJesse Cleveland Owens - Oakville, AL

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Jesse Owens set several Olympic and world records in the sport of Track and Field.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/12/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersJames Cleveland "Jesse" Owens - Oakville, AL

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Jesse Owens, the son of African American sharecroppers, won 4 gold medals in the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/12/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersSacred Tears - Tuscumbia, AL

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Sacred Tears recounts the history of the Trail of Tears removal of Native American tribes from the southeast.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: 3/19/2018

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Alabama Historical MarkersTuscumbia Big Spring - Tuscumbia, AL

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Tuscumbia's Big Spring averages over 35,000,000 gallons of flow per day.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: 3/19/2018

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Alabama Historical MarkersCherokee Indian Removal - Oakville, AL

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In 1808 some 1,130 Cherokee Indians in this area were removed to present day Dardanelle, Arkansas.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersPetrified Conifer Tree/Petrified Lycopod Tree Stump - Tuscumbia, AL

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Petrified Conifer Tree/Petrified Lycopod Tree Stump are two bronze markers.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: 3/19/2018

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Alabama Historical MarkersFirst Baptist Church - Tuscumbia, AL

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First Baptist Church was organized in July 1823 as Concord Church.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: 2/19/2016

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Alabama Historical MarkersSt. John's Episcopal Church - Tuscumbia, AL

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St. John's Episcopal Church was organized in the 1830's.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: 3/19/2018

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Alabama Historical MarkersVillage One - Sheffield, AL

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Village One's streets were laid out in a "Liberty Bell" pattern.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: 3/18/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersFurnace Hill - Sheffield, AL

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Furnace Hill was home to five blast furnaces from 1885 until 1927.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

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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

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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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: 3/19/2018

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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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

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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

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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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

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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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: 1/15/2018

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