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Old State Bank and Civil War Walking Tour - Decatur, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dulcimoore
N 34° 36.852 W 086° 59.009
16S E 501514 N 3830260
Quick Description: A 13-block self-guided walking tour through the Old Decatur and New Albany Historic Districts of Decatur, Alabama.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 7/13/2011 3:53:09 PM
Waymark Code: WMC1AC
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 4

Long Description:
Chronicles noteworthy events in the community during the Civil War. The tour includes eleven historical markers with detailed narratives about local events that occurred between 1860 and 1865 particularly events during the four-day Battle of Decatur that began on October 26, 1864. Link: (visit link)
Type of site: Battlefield

Address:
925 Bank Street NE
Decatur, AL USA
35601


Phone Number: 256-350-2028

Admission Charged: No Charge

Website: [Web Link]

Driving Directions:
From I-65 take exit 340, travel west 4 miles on Highway 20, crossing the Tennessee River. Turn right on Church Street at second traffic light; Church Street deadends into Bank Street. The Old State Bank is on the right and is the first stop on the walking tour.


Visit Instructions:
Post at least one photo of a Civil War related item or scene and post one Civil War Discovery you learned while visiting the waymark. The photo should have the coordinates of where it was taken if significantly different from the waymark's coordinates.
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