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Alabama Historical Markers
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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 MarkersWheeler Dam-Wheeler Reservoir/Locks 1936

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Located on AL 101 on the north end of the Wheeler Dam< Rogersville

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/26/2020

last visited: 12/17/2020

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe TVA System of Multi-Purpose Dams-Wheeler Dam

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Located off Wheeler Dam Rd (AL 101) near the parking area for the dam overlook.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/26/2020

last visited: 12/17/2020

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Alabama Historical MarkersGeneral Joseph Wheeler - Joe Wheeler State Park, AL

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General Joseph Wheeler regarded by the people of both North and South as a beloved symbol of our reunited country.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersDaniel White - Elgin, AL

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Daniel White, native of North Carolina, purchased land here in 1818, and established a home and stagecoach stop, "Wayside Inn" on the North side of the highway from this site.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCherokee Chief Doublehead's Village Around 1800 - Elgin, AL

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A Cherokee village existed near this location in the early 1800s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersHeritage Park - Rogersville, AL

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The Heritage Park Historical Marker summarizes the history of Rogersville, AL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/6/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersLauderdale County High School 1912 - Rogersville, AL

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The Lauderdale County High School 1912 recounts the history of the schools in Rogersville, AL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/6/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSaunders-Hall-Goode Mansion - Town Creek, AL

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The Saunders-Hall-Goode Mansion is considered to be an excellent example of Palladian design.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: 2/19/2016

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Alabama Historical MarkersTown of Killen - Killen, AL

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The Town of Killen was settled in the early 1800s and was incorporated in 1957.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersMuscle Shoals Canal - Killen, AL

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The Muscle Shoals Canal was the first attempt to open a bypass around the Tennessee River shoals which give the canal its name.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersLucy's Branch - Rogersville, AL

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The Lucy's Branch marker recounts the story of Lucy Bedingfield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/11/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersLegacy of the Little Elk Community - Rogersville, AL

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The Little Elk Community was built former Chickasaw Indian land.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersAndrew Lee Phillips 1855-1938 - Lexington, AL

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Located on AL 101 just north of CR 71, Lexington

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/26/2020

last visited: 12/20/2020

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Alabama Historical MarkersGeneral Hood's Narrow Escape - Florence, AL

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Confederate General John B. Hood managed to escape over the Tennessee River at Bainbridge Ferry, a few miles south of here on December 26, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/17/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersHome of Gen. Joseph Wheeler - Wheeler, AL

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Markers outside of Pond Spring, home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler and his daughter Annie Wheeler.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dulcimoore

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/25/2011

last visited: 7/1/2004

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Alabama Historical MarkersKorean War Memorial - Florence, AL

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In honor of the men and women from Lauderdale County who served this nation during the Korean War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersWorld War II Memorial - Florence, AL

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The World War II Memorial is dedicated to the memory of the 131 men from Lauderdale County who sacrificed their lives in the defense of our Nation during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersVietnam War Memorial - Florence, AL

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A list of the men from Lauderdale County who lost their lives during the Vietnam War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersWilson Family Cemetery - Florence, AL

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Three Wilson brothers John, Matthew and Samuel, came from Virginia to purchase large farms in this area in 1818. The plantations of John and Matthew joined near this cemetery.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSlave Cemetery - Florence, AL

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The maternal grandparents of William Christopher Handy, Florence's famous "Father of the Blues" are buried in this cemetery.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSt. Florian Historic District - St. Florian, AL

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St. Florian was founded in 1872 by Father A. J. Houser, Director of the Homestead Society of Cincinnati, Ohio.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSt. Michael's Catholic Church - St. Florian, AL

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Catholics of German ancestry from the Wilson Plantation established St. Michael's Church in the early 1870s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSweetwater — 1828 - Florence, AL

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This historic marker is located at the intersection of Florence Boulevard (U.S. 43) and Sweetwater Avenue, Florence, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/9/2013

last visited: 7/5/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersDeibert Park - Florence, AL

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Deibert Park is a beautiful area of walking trails winding through woods and around lakes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/13/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersAndrew Jackson's Military Road - Florence, AL

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The military road served as a major transportation route for early settlers of North Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and the Old Southwest Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/14/2013

last visited: never

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