George Powell - Nectar, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 33° 57.710 W 086° 38.049
16S E 533800 N 3757984
Quick Description: George Powell Historicl Marker, Nectar, AL
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 12/2/2011 4:14:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMD7T8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1
Views: 5

Long Description:
George Powell, born in South Carloina, was a pioneer settler of Bount County, Alabama. He made the original survey of Blount County and wrote a history of the county in 1855. He is buried in Nectar Cemetery across the road from the marker. The marker was placed by the Junior Blount County Historical Society.
Marker Name: George Powell

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information::
Homesite and Grave of George Powell 1794 – 1872 Planter, trader, historian, geologist, surveyor. Gathered authentic data from early settlers and Indians for his history of Blount County published in 1855. Made original survey of Blount County.


Date Dedicated / Placed: 1965

Marker Number: None

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