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Lauderdale County
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 34° 47.896 W 087° 40.492
16S E 438266 N 3850879
Quick Description: The NW County in Alabama
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 6/17/2007 1:55:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM1PMR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member JacobBarlow
Views: 55

Long Description:
A County Older Than the State–Lauderdale County
Created Feb. 6, 1818 by Alabama Territorial Legislature. (Alabama became a state in 1819)
Named for Col. James Lauderdale, cavalryman under Gen. John Coffee and Andrew Jackson, War of 1812; killed in battle of New Orleans. Coffee planned Florence, the county seat. Jackson, President Madison owned lots.
Marker Name: A County Older Than the State–Lauderdale County

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
Lauderdale County is in the N. W. Corner of the State.


Date Dedicated / Placed: 1983

Marker Number: Not listed

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