Ecor Bienville (1702 - 1743) - Selma, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo
N 32° 24.359 W 087° 01.210
16S E 498103 N 3585437
Quick Description: Sign notes the original name of the City of Selma and the early pre-colonial meeting of the French Governor of the area and the local Indians.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 2/12/2015 8:57:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMNCC6
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 2

Long Description:
1702 Ecor Bienville 1743

The first recorded name of Selma
___________
This tablet commemorates the engagement between
Jean Baptiste Le Moyne Sieur de Bienville,
Governor of the Province,
and
The Alibamo Indians.
In 1714 Bienville made a friendly visit to this section.
Group that erected the marker: The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Alabama.

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
910 Water Avenue
Selma, AL US
36701


URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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