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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 MarkersBartram's Trail - Rockville, Alabama

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One of many markers noting the trail of William Bartram on his quest for obtaining and documenting natural features of the southern colonies. entrance to the Fred T. Stimpson Wildlife Sanctuary on Rockville Rd. (County Rd 15).

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location: Alabama

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersWilliams’ Temple CME Church - Thomasville, AL

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Describes the use of the African-American church use also as a school and its history and connection to Miles College in Birmingham. It is located on Davis Avenue, east of East Front Street.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersMt. Nebo Death Masks - Carlton, AL

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At the Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, in the nearby cemetery, there are three graves that have very unusual markings. The headstones on these graves contain “death masks”. These headstones were crafted by Isaac Nettles, Sr. (1885 – 1957).

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location: Alabama

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersGravesite of Major Jeremiah Austill - Rockville, AL

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Marker is along Rockville Rd (County Rd 15) at Suel Rd and describes the nearby location of a famous folk hero of the Creek Indian Wars. Noted as the "Paul Revere of Clarke County."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Canoe Fight - Gainestown, AL

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Marker located along Madison Road (County Road 33), east of Gainestown, describes the Creek War incident between Creek Indians and militiamen of the area forts.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersJackson Prisoner of War Camp -Jackson, Alabama

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Marker notes former POW Camp for WWII POW's and is located at south side of the Clarke Mobile Counties Gas Company parking lot on College Ave. Running from the parking lot North, Ocre Ave. runs to U.S. 43. The portion west is no longer there.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersHernando De Soto in Alabama - near Abernathy, AL

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Marker in the picnic area of the Cleburne Welcome Center (I-20)

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location: Alabama

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe De Soto Trail - near Abernathy, AL

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Marker in the picnic area of the Cleburne Welcome Center (I-20)

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location: Alabama

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersLynching In America - Brighton, AL

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Marker notes where, in 1908, a Black coal miner was lynched and describes the history of lynching in Alabama and America.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/13/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Lynching of William Miller - Brighton, AL

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William Miller was lynched in 1908 after he was accused of bombing the home of a man named Finley Fuller. The black coal miner was taken from the Brighton jai and hungl. The dynamite explosion was set by whites trying to thwart unionization.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/13/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersKing Pharr Canning Company - Cullman, AL

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Marker commemorates the former site of the King Pharr Canning plant. The McPhillips family brought the company, a major vegetable canning operation, to Cullman in 1946. It operated here until it closed in 1976. The site is now empty.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/13/2017

last visited: 12/19/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersStreight’s Raid, The Battle of Hog Mountain - Vinemont, AL

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One of two interpretive markers describing the history of the Civil War, back and forth, skirmishes and actions in North Alabama between Gen. Nathan Bedford Forest of the Confederacy and Col. Abel Streight of the Union Army.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/13/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersStreight’s Raid, A Failed Campaign - Vinemont, AL

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One of two interpretive markers describing the history of the back and forth, skirmishes and actions in North Alabama between Gen. Nathan Bedford Forest of the Confederacy and Col. Abel Streight of the Union Army. In the end Streight was captured.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/13/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersFirst Baptist Church of Holly Pond, AL

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This is the fifth church building, and third location.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/13/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersFort McDermott - Spanish Fort, Alabama

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Located on Spanish Main Street, south of Cannonade Boulevard, this marker notes the overall Battle of Spanish Fort and the forts' role in holding the Union forces at bay.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: 11/16/2020

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Alabama Historical MarkersConfederate Redoubt No. 5 - Spanish Fort, AL

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Marker is on Artillery Range Street north of Yankee Trove describes the makeup of the Confederate artillery battalion that fought nearby in the Battle of Spanish Fort.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: 11/16/2020

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Alabama Historical MarkersConfederate Redoubt No. 3 - Spanish Fort, AL

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Marker is on General Gibson Road in the Spanish Estates section of the city and describes the varied cannons, rifles and mortars used in the Battle of Spanish Fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: 11/16/2020

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Alabama Historical MarkersFort McDermott - Spanish Fort, Alabama

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Marker, located on Confederate Drive in the Spanish Fort Estates section of the city, describes Fort McDermott's (also known as Redoubt No. 2) role in the Battle of Spanish Fort. The fort area was restored in 2015.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: 11/16/2020

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Alabama Historical MarkersHoltzclaw's Brigade - Spanish Fort, Alabama

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Marker is on Spanish Main Street west of Cavalry Charge describes the actions of the Alabama Holtzclaw Brigade in the Battle of Spanish Fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: 11/16/2020

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Alabama Historical MarkersConfederate Drive - Spanish Fort, AL

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Marker located on Confederate Drive in the Spanish Estates section of Spanish Fort, this marker notes the Confederate engagement of Union Forces in the Battle of Spanish Fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: 11/16/2020

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Alabama Historical MarkersRed Fort - Spanish Fort, Alabama

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Marker is on Lancers Lane east of Spanish Main Street notes its importance as a defensive position for the Confederacy in the Battle of Spanish Fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: 11/16/2020

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Alabama Historical MarkersGibson’s Brigade - Spanish Fort, Alabama

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Describes the roles of the Louisiana Brigades of the Confederacy in the Battle of Spanish Fort. Marker is located on General Gibson Road in the Spanish Fort Estates section of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: 11/16/2020

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Alabama Historical MarkersConfederate Main Line of Resistance - Spanish Fort, AL

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Located on Bull Run Road in the Spanish Fort Estates section, notes the shelling of Confederate forces at the Battle of Spanish Fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: 11/16/2020

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Alabama Historical MarkersEctor's Brigade - Spanish Fort, Alabama

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Marker is on Artillery Range Street north of Yankee Trove and describes the attacks and counterattacks of the Confederacy and the Union forces at the Battle of Spanish Fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: 11/16/2020

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Alabama Historical MarkersConfederate Redoubt No. 4 - Spanish Fort, AL

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Marker located on Spanish Main St. near Cavalry Charge, describes the action during the Battle of Spanish Fort, surrounding Red Fort, also known as Redoubt No. 4.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/20/2017

last visited: 11/16/2020

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