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Alabama Historical Markers
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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here. This category is for those markers found in the state of Alabama.
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Alabama Historical MarkersHank Williams-Alabama Troubador

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Historial marker giving a little history of Hank Williams' career.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/27/2011

last visited: 12/11/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersRosa Parks-Montgomery Bus Boycott

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Marker at the site of the bus stop where Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/27/2011

last visited: 12/11/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersSite of the White House of the Confederacy, Montgomery AL

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Marker providing some early history of the White House of the Confederacy before it was moved and became a museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/8/2012

last visited: 8/24/2012

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Alabama Historical MarkersFirst Emancipation Observance - 1866

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Historical marker commemorating the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/9/2011

last visited: 11/3/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersMontgomery's Slave Markets

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Tells a brief history of the slave market during the 1800s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 11/3/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersGeneral Richard Montgomery

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Describes Brigadier General Richard Montgomery's contributions during the wars and in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 12/11/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersMontgomery (AL) Area Chamber of Commerce/Forefront of Montgomery's Future

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Marker using both sides to describe how Montgomery's Chamber of Commerce promoted the development of Montgomery since the Chamber's organization in 1873.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/26/2011

last visited: 12/11/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersCity of Montgomery

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Tells of the founding of Montgomery, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 12/11/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersCourt Square Fountain

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A marker depicting the dedication of this large fountain in downtown Montgomery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 12/11/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Frank M. Johnson, Jr. Federal Building and US Courthouse - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker telling the life of Judge Frank M. Johnson, Jr. and why the building was named in his honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersJosiah Morris

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Attached to the Regions building describing a brief history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 11/26/2011

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Alabama Historical MarkersCatoma Street Synagogue and Church - Montgomery, Alabama

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The Catoma Street Church of Christ occupies a building that was constructed for Kahl Montgomery Synagogue in 1861-62, making it one of the oldest worship buildings in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/1/2012

last visited: 1/12/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Bus Stop / The Montgomery Bus Boycott

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Historical Marker indicating the bus stop where Rosa Parks boarded the bus and sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/10/2011

last visited: 12/11/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersRosa Louise McCauley Parks / A Lady of Courage

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Historical Marker honoring Mrs. Rosa Parks, considered the "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/11/2011

last visited: 8/24/2012

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Alabama Historical MarkersCentral Bank Building

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A historical building in Montgomery, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 7/19/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersTelegram for War Between the States

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The telegram from Montgomery which began the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 3/8/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersWinter Building

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On the back side of the Telegram marker, describes the Winter Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 3/8/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Lightning Route

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One of several markers at Court Square in downtown Montgomery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/26/2011

last visited: 12/11/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersMontgomery Freemasonry - Montgomery, Alabama

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Two-sided marker describing the establishment of Masonic Lodges in Montgomery, Alabama. The marker is located outside the Hank Williams Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/13/2011

last visited: 12/11/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersCivil Rights Freedom Riders - Montgomery, Alabama

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This marker is in front of the Greyhound Bus Terminal where the civil rights encounter described on the marker took place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/7/2011

last visited: 1/12/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersWarehouses Used in the Slave Trade - Montgomery, AL

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Marker describes the downtown Montgomery area use as slave warehouses during the mid 1800's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Montgomery Slave Trade - Montgomery, AL

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Marker provides some history behind the enourmous slave trade that occurred in Montgomery in the 1800's. Marker located on Commerce Street near the Hank Williams Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersLomax House

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Marker providing a brief history of the Lomax House at 235 South Court Street. Also known as the Gilmer-Shorter-Lomax House. Now a law office.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/26/2011

last visited: 1/12/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersDr. Luther Leonidas Hill - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker in front of the building that was the office of Dr. L. L. Hill, who performed America's first heart surgery in 1902.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/23/2011

last visited: 7/19/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersDr. J. Marion Sims - Montgomery, Alabama

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Historical marker in front of the building that was the site of the office of Dr. J. Marion Sims, who pioneered surgery for women in the 1840s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/23/2011

last visited: 7/19/2013

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