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Eufaula - Eufaula, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 31° 54.017 W 085° 08.750
16R E 675338 N 3530882
Quick Description: Eufaula, AL was incorporated, December 19, 1857.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 10/26/2012 6:16:23 PM
Waymark Code: WMFJHT
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 3

Long Description:
The Eufaula historical marker is one of the older Alabama Historical Association metal markers with the Alabama flag in an oval at the top. The marker is located in the median of North Eufaula Avenue (US 82/431). It was placed by the Alabama Historical Association.
Marker Name: Eufaula

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
Marker Text: Incorporated, December 19, 1857 Bluff City on the Chattahoochee Lower Creek village of the Eufaula Indians antedating 1733. Early white settlers began moving into the village called Yufala in 1823. Irwinton chartered 1832, and renamed Eufaula in 1843. Hub of a prosperous plantation region with thriving river trade, many ante bellum homes remain as signs of its wealth and culture. After becoming an inland port in 1963 industries began locating here.


Date Dedicated / Placed: 1967

Marker Number: None

Visit Instructions:
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