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Leeds Historical Park - Leeds, Alabama
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill
N 33° 32.376 W 086° 33.721
16S E 540663 N 3711195
Quick Description: Leeds Historical Park is located next to Leeds Memorial Park along the historic Ashville to Montevallo Stagecoach Route, now known as Highway 119.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 9/19/2007 9:31:24 AM
Waymark Code: WM27X7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 90

Long Description:
Established in 1998, the park was developed to call attention to the history and heritage of Leeds. The park was developed by grants and contributions over a period of years by a corps of historical society volunteers, Leeds garden clubs, the Tree Commission and the City of Leeds.
Located in the park is a memorial saluting the city's three Medal of Honor recipients as well as other Leeds natives who have served their country in the past. There is also and outdoor interpretive display on the old Fuller's Grist Mill, including a display of the mill stones from the grist mill that was once located on the Little Cahaba south of the park.
Picnic and playground facilities are also available in the park.

Name: Leeds Historic Park

Street Location: Highway 119

Local Municipality: Leeds

State/Province, etc.: Alabama

Country: USA

Web Site: [Web Link]

Date Established: 1998

Picnic Facilities: Pavilion with tables

Recreational Facilities:
Playground, Walking track, Sports facilities

Monuments/Statues: Military, Historical

Ponds/Lakes/Streams/Rivers/Beach: Little Cahaba River

Traditional Geocaches:
Leeds Memorial Micro (GCN67J) Cross Thant Bridge (GCVB39)

Memorial/Commemoration: Not listed

Art (murals/sculpture, etc.): Not listed

Fountains: Not listed

Special Events: Not listed

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