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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 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 Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersDesegregation at Auburn - Auburn, AL

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Located on the campus of Auburn University near the Ralph Brown Draughon Library notes the beginnings of desegregation at the university in 1964.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/6/2016

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Storms of 1974 - Guin, AL

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F5 tornadoes, not good

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/7/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCity of Guin Alabama: The Early Years - Guin, AL

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Small neat, well kept town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/7/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersHamilton, Alabama

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Historic marker about the town, located in a small plaza

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/5/2015

last visited: 5/25/2016

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Alabama Historical MarkersHistory of Marion Territory and Marion County Courts - Hamilton, AL

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On the small courthouse law, not much lawn left

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/5/2015

last visited: 5/25/2016

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Alabama Historical MarkersRandolph Street Church of Christ

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Huntsville's Church of Christ

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rattrak

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/2/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersBattle of Hog Mountain - Cullman, AL

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More Civil War in Alabama

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/1/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThree Notch Road - Three Notch, AL

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Located at the corner of US Highway 82 and County Road 35 in the community of Three Notch, this marker notes the building of a antebellum road thru Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/27/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersAlabama City, Alabama

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Historic marker in front of the Alabama City Historical Association

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/27/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSansom Family Cemetery - Gadsden, AL

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Find A Grave shows a bunch of graves, but in reality only 3 are buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/27/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThree Notch Road - Blues Old Stand, AL

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Located at the corner of US Highway 29 and County Road 19 in the community of Blues Old Stand, this marker notes the building of a antebellum road thru Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/27/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCreek Indian Removal - Eufaula, AL

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Creek Indians were driven from this area by men who would profit by their expulsion within four years of the United States of America ceding this area to the Creeks for “As long as the grass grows or water runs."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/27/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersConfederate Memorial - Midway, AL

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Older United Daughters of the Confederacy marker located at corner of U.S. Highway 82 and Main Street in Midway that describes former drill grounds. Marker appears to have just recently been installed, despite it's age.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/27/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCowikee Cotton Mills - Eufaula, AL

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Cowikee Cotton Mills was for decades Eufaula, Alabama's largest employer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/27/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersBarbour County's "Little Scotland"/Pea River Presbyterian Church - Clio, AL

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In the early 1820's the area around Clio, AL had so many residents of Scottish descent that the area was named "Little Scotland."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/27/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersRevolutionary War Battlefield and Burial Ground at Spanish Fort (1780 - 1781)

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Site of an interesting battle of the Revolutionary War, 1780-81.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sky-seeker

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/7/2015

last visited: 12/27/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersOld Federal Road - Shackleville, 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 38 just west of County Road 7.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/22/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSouth Railroad Avenue - Opelika, AL

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Located at 9th and South Railroad Ave, notes the early builder & settlers of Opelika. Also describes the family of the builder and their vocation as lawyers and judges.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/22/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Bottle - Auburn, AL

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Former location of a store and residence shaped like a Nehi soda bottle. It also was a service station and local meeting place. It burned down in 1936. Located at intersection of U.S. Hwy 280 & AL-147.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/22/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSelma Army Arsenal (1862~1865) - Selma, AL

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Marker describes the history of the Selma Arsenal and its destruction during the Battle of Selma. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Arsenal Place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/29/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersBurning of Downtown (St. Paul's Episcopal Church) - Selma, AL

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Describes the Battle of Selma and Federal burning of the St. Paul's Episcopal Church and other parts of the town. Marker located at the intersection of Lauderdale Street and Alabama Avenue. Reverse of marker includes battle map.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/29/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersR.B. Hudson High School - Selma, AL

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Location of first Selma High School whose students played a role in the Civil Rights Movement. Located at the intersection of Summerfield Road and 1st Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/29/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Sleeping Prophet - Selma, AL

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Edgar Cayce was an American mystic who allegedly possessed the ability to answer questions on various subjects and had a photo studio here. Located near 23 Broad St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/29/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersLast Stronghold Falls (Alabama & Mississippi Railroad Depot) - Selma, AL

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Describes the last chance to defend Selma by using the railroad bed as defenses. Marker is at the intersection of Broad St. (Bus U.S. 80) and Voeglin Ave just south of the train tracks,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/29/2015

last visited: never

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