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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 MarkersTown of Woodstock - Woodstock, AL

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Woodstock got its name when Dr. J.U. Ray named it after the home of his ancestors, Woodstock, England.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/9/2013

last visited: 1/18/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersTannehill Ironworks -

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Historic Marker located at Tannehill Ironworks Historic State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/1/2008

last visited: 7/26/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersTannehilll Furnace and Foundry - Bucksville, AL

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Tannehilll Furnace and Foundry, one of the early iron furnaces in the Birmingham area, is now the home of Tannehill State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/9/2013

last visited: 7/26/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersWest Blocton, Alabama - West Blocton, AL

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West Blocton, AL was incorporated in 1901.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/2/2014

last visited: 1/25/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersBlocton Coke Ovens/Blocton - West Blocton, AL

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Construction began on the Blocton's bee-hive coke ovens in 1887. By 1892, 467 ovens were producing coke for furnaces at Oxmoor, Bessemer, Birmingham and Trussville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/2/2014

last visited: 7/15/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersBelle Ellen - West Blocton, AL

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The mining town of Belle Ellen was named for Henry F. DeBardeleben's daughter, Belle, and wife, Ellen. DeBardeleben was a noted industrialist of the era.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/1/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersBig Hurricane Missionary Baptist Church - Brookwood, Alabama

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Marker giving the history of Big Hurricane Missionary Baptist Church in Brookwood, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 6/28/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersColeanor

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Marker giving some history of the Blocton-Cahaba Coal Company and the town of Coleanor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/3/2012

last visited: 1/3/2012

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Alabama Historical MarkersPiper - West Blocton, Alabama

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Marker relating the founding of the town of Piper, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/5/2011

last visited: 1/3/2012

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Alabama Historical MarkersCanaan Baptist Church - Bessemer, AL

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Canaan Baptist Church Historical Marker, Bessemer, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/10/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersBibb Naval Furnaces/Brierfield Furnaces

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Quick history of the Bibb Naval and Brierfield Furnaces

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/20/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersHosea Holcomb - Bessemer, AL

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Hosea Holcomb Historical Marker, Bessemer, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/10/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCedar Grove Cemetery - Alabaster, AL

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Cedar Grove Cemetery eas established August 25, 1836.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 5/19/2012

last visited: 11/26/2012

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Alabama Historical MarkersBright Star - Bessemer, AL

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Bright Star Historical Marker, Bessemer, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/9/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersKoikos Restaurant - Bessemer, AL

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Koikos Restaurant Historical Marker, Bessemer, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/9/2012

last visited: never

Image for Henry W. Sweet - Bessemer, ALview gallery

NENE28.8 km

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Alabama Historical MarkersHenry W. Sweet - Bessemer, AL

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Henry W. Sweet Historical Marker, Bessemer, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/10/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSweet Home - Bessemer, AL

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Sweet Home Historical Marker, Bessemer, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/10/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersMcGaughy Farms - Montevallo, AL

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Located on Salem Road (CR-15), this farm is an Alabama Heritage Farm which is a state designation for farms remaining in a family's hands for at least 100 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/23/2020

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersTown of Wilton - Wilton, AL

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Marker, near town hall, describes the settling of the area and the impact of the railroad on its development.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/25/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCentreville Cemetery Bibb County -- Centreville AL

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The state historic marker for Centreville Cemetery in Bibb County AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/24/2017

last visited: 1/14/2018

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Alabama Historical MarkersKing House - Montevallo, AL

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Edmund King Jr. came from Georgia and built the house in 1823.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 5/14/2012

last visited: 7/2/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersBrock’s Gap, The North & South Railroad Cut/Historic Gateway to Birmingham - Hoover, AL

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Brock’s Gap, The North & South Railroad Cut/Historic Gateway to Birmingham Historical Marker, Hoover, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/16/2011

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersMontevallo Historic District

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Located on the university campus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/30/2007

last visited: 7/2/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersLynching in Montevallo - Montevallo, AL

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Marker is located at the intersection of Main & Shelby Street's and recognizes the victims of an 1889 double lynching in Montevallo. Their names are unknown as no one recorded their story.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/6/2020

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersLynching in America - Montevallo, AL

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Marker located at the intersection of Main & Shelby Street's. The Community Remembrance Project partners with communities to memorialize documented victims of racial violence throughout American history. Reverse side notes lynching of two local men.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/6/2020

last visited: never

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