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Federal Road, 1805 - Hope Hull, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo
N 32° 10.541 W 086° 22.044
16S E 559638 N 3560084
Quick Description: This marker indicating the route of the Federal Road was placed by the DAR in 1933.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 3/4/2013 3:04:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMGGN8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 6

Long Description:
Located near Pintlala Baptist Church, this old marker tells the story of how the Federal Road between Milledgeville, Georgia, and St. Stephens, Alabama, passed that location. It is still called the Federal Road locally. The marker is on the corner of Federal Road and U.S. Highway 31. St. Stephens served as the territorial capitol of Alabama. This area is known as Pintlala, though mail comes through the Hope Hull post office.

The text of the marker reads:

Federal Road, 1805

Between Milledgeville, Ga.
and St. Stephens, Ala.
crossed here.
Manac's Tavern
was two miles west.

Placed by Francis Marion Chapter, 1932
Montgomery, Ala.
Marker Name: Federal Road, 1805

Marker Type: Urban

Addtional Information::
President George Bush visited the area in 1991 and 1992.


Date Dedicated / Placed: 1932

Marker Number: None

Visit Instructions:
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