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
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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,
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

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

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