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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 MarkersBridgeport

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A marker in downtown Bridgeport.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/12/2015

last visited: 3/28/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersReverend Hillary James Hawkins, D.D. (1905-1995) - Lime Hill, AL

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Marker is at the intersection of Brown Hawkins Road and Fall Lane off U.S. Highway 84 and in a small lay by. The street was name after him. Notes his life history in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/12/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersOld Slave Markets -- Mobile AL

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A jarring reminder of an ugly period in US history at the site of the old Slave Market in downtown Mobile.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/5/2015

last visited: 12/31/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Salvation Army at Mobile -- Mobile AL

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A historic marker in downtown Mobile commemorates the Salvation Army's work in this old southern city

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/5/2015

last visited: 3/26/2005

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Revolutionary War at Mobile -- Mobile AL

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A historic marker outside of Fort Charlotte (also known as Fort Condé) preserves the Revolutionary War history of this old southern city

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/5/2015

last visited: 12/31/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersGovernment Street Presbyterian Church -- Mobile AL

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This historic marker for Mobile's historic Government Street Presbyterian Church in downtown Mobile.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/5/2015

last visited: 3/14/2004

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Alabama Historical MarkersMobile City Limits 1711 -- Mobile AL

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Historic marker in downtown Mobile marks the southwestern city limit of this big city in 1711

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/5/2015

last visited: 3/14/2004

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Alabama Historical MarkersFort Gaines -- Fort Gaines SHS, Dauphin Island AL

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The AL Historic marker in front of Fort Gaines on Dauphin Island

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/5/2015

last visited: 12/31/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersAnne Newport Royall - Moulton, AL

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Anne Newport Royall was the first person to conduct a presidential press conference and the first woman convicted of being a common scold in America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersGeneral Leroy Pope Walker - Moulton, AL

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General Leroy Pope Walker achieved fame as a lawyer and in 1883 successfully defended Jesse James' brother, Frank, for an 1881 Muscle Shoals robbery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersJudge Thomas M. Peters - Moulton, AL

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Judge Thomas M. Peters was a noted linguist, early civil rights and women's suffrage activist, and lawyer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersGeneral Phillip Dale Roddy - Moulton, AL

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General Phillip Dale Roddy's efforts in keeping the Union Army north of the Tennessee River earned him the title “Defender of North Alabama.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersA County Older Than The State, Lawrence County - Moulton, AL

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Lawrence County was organized in 118 from Cherokee and Chickasaw Indian lands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersGallagher Hill/Science Hill - Moulton, AL

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Gallagher Hill/Science Hill was the location of several early Moulton Schools.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersPeerson/McKelvey Cemetery - Moulton, AL

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The Peerson/McKelvey Cemetery contains the graves of some of Moulton, Alabama's earliest pioneers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/24/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSt. James Hotel - Selma, AL

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Describes the history of the St. James Hotel and the long history of its African-American manager Ben Turner. Marker located on Water Ave. at Washington St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersFred David Gray - Montgomery, AL

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Still practicing law in Alabama, Fred Gray handled numerous civil rights cases in his long career. Marker is located in front of the Alabama Judicial Building. This is same location where Fred Gray's offices were previously.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersTown of Oakville - Oakville, AL

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According to tradition about 1780, Oakville became a Cherokee town located on Black Warriors' Path.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCherokee Council House Museum - Oakville, AL

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The Oakville Indians Mounds Museum is based on a seven sided Cherokee council house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCopena Burial Mound - Oakville, AL

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The Copena Burial Mound was built with baskets of dirt some 2000 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersHistoric Indians - Oakville, AL

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Members of the Yuchi, Creek, Shawnee, Chickasaw and Cherokee tribes have lived in the Shoals area of northwest Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: never

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