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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/13/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersWiliam Patrick Lay - Attalla, AL

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Wiliam Patrick Lay - Attalla, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/25/2011

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCrook Cemetery - Alexandria, AL

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James Crook established this cemetery in 1837 on land he purchased from Creek Indian. Located at the cemetery on McCullars Lane west of County Road 73, Alexandria, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/17/2012

last visited: 8/15/2012

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Alabama Historical MarkersScandinavian Cemetery

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Marker describing the history of the area and the cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 5/15/2013

last visited: 4/25/2014

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Alabama Historical Markers"The Junction" - Attalla, AL

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Bronze plaque mounted on a large rock to mark the location of the joining of two Native American paths.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/18/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersElectricity for the City of Attalla - Attalla, AL

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Bronze plaque on brick base telling story of electricity coming to Atalla, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCamp Wills - Attalla, AL

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Camp Wills Historical Marker, Attalla, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersFirst United Methodist Church of Attalla - Attalla, AL

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First United Methodist Church of Attalla Historical Marker, Attalla, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersLincoyer and The Battle of Tallasehatchee - Alexandria, Alabama

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Site where Lincoyer was found and saved by Gen. Andrew Jackson after the Battle of Talluschatches. Located on McCullars Lane west of County Road 73, Alexandria, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/19/2012

last visited: 8/15/2012

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Alabama Historical MarkersAlabama City, Alabama

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Historic marker in front of the Alabama City Historical Association

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/27/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersMajor John Pelham

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Major John Pelham was born here Sept 7, 1838

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/3/2008

last visited: 8/15/2012

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Alabama Historical MarkersTallasseehatchee

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Tallasseehatchee Creek Indian War 1813-14, November 3, 1813. General John Coffee, commanding 900 Tennessee Volunteers, surrounded the Indians nearby and killed some 200 warriors. This was the first American victory of the war. It avenged the earlier massacre of 517 at Ft. Mims by Indians.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/3/2008

last visited: 8/15/2012

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Alabama Historical MarkersDwight Mill Village - Gadsden, AL

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Dwight Mill Village Historical Marker, Gadsden, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersHoward Gardner Nichols - Gadsden, AL

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Howard Gardner Nichols Historical Marker, Gadsden, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/18/2012

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryEmma Sansom - Gadsden, AL

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Stone marker embedded in the ground at gate to cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/18/2015

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsEmma Sansom - 100 Years - Gadsden, AL

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Heroic event and actions of a young girl during a war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/21/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSansom Family Cemetery - Gadsden, AL

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Find A Grave shows a bunch of graves, but in reality only 3 are buried here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/27/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersEmma Sansom

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Emma Sansom May 2, 1863. Here girl heroine led Forrest's men across Black Creek on way to capture Streight's raiders. This saved the railroad supplying Confederate Army of Tennessee. AL289

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1

location: Alabama

date approved: 6/28/2008

last visited: 10/6/2015

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Signs of HistoryEmma Sansom High School - Gadsden, AL

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The official closing was 2006, but some records say in 1958 the school became an elementary school, then middle school.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/20/2016

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersEleventh Street School - Gadsden, AL

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Eleventh Street School Historical Marker, Gadsden, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/18/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersGunn-Bellenger House - Gadsden, AL

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Gunn-Bellenger House Historical Marker, Gadsden, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/18/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersColonel Hood House - Gadsden, AL

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Colonel Hood House Historical Marker, Gadsden, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/18/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersTown of Hobson City, Alabama

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Marker describes Alabama's first self-governed all-black municipality and second in the U.S. south. Located in Calhoun County, near Oxford, the town only has a total area of one square mile.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/9/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersWilliam Luther Sibert Major General U.S. Army (Ret.) - Gadsden, AL

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William Luther Sibert Major General U.S. Army (Ret.) Historical Marker, Gadsden, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/18/2012

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCongregation Beth Israel - Gadsden, AL

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Historical marker located at the Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/24/2012

last visited: never

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