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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 MarkersMontgomery's Slave Depots - Montgomery, AL

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One of three new markers in Montgomery describing the slave trade including the places the slaves were kept.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 1/13/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersMontgomery's Slave Traders - Montgomery, AL

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One of three new markers in Montgomery describing the slave trade including the places the slave traders who sold the slaves for many years.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 1/13/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe E. L. Posey Parking Lot - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker indicating the site of the E. L. Posey Parking Lot, which served as a transportation hub for blacks during the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/19/2011

last visited: 8/19/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersMontgomery City Hall - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker commemorating the 1937 completion of the new city hall for Montgomery, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/27/2011

last visited: 11/3/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersFuneral for Hank Williams - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker commemorating the Hank Williams funeral service in the city auditorium in Montgomery, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/28/2011

last visited: 11/3/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersMontgomery Theatre - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker giving the history of the Montgomery Theatre, which opened in October, 1860, and closed in 1907. The marker is located on North Perry Street near the intersection of Monroe Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/31/2011

last visited: 7/19/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Capitol City Guards

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Historical marker commemorating a Montgomery black militia unit.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/11/2011

last visited: 11/26/2011

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Alabama Historical MarkersBernard Whitehurst - Montgomery, AL

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On April 16, 2013, the City of Montgomery dedicated this two-sided historic marker to help everyone understand how it has learned from the acts of the past.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/17/2013

last visited: 11/3/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Rosa Parks Trial - Montgomery, Alabama

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Historical marker commemorating the trial of Rosa Parks for refusing to give up her seat on a bus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/29/2011

last visited: 8/23/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersElijah Cook - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker commemorating Elijah Cook, who was born a slave but became an educator, businessman, and lawmaker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/29/2011

last visited: 11/3/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersSt. John's Episcopal Church - Montgomery, Alabama

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A marker commemorating the establishment of this church in Montgomery and the construction of the current building.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 10/11/2010

last visited: 8/23/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersFred David Gray - Montgomery, AL

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Still practicing law in Alabama, Fred Gray handled numerous civil rights cases in his long career. Marker is located in front of the Alabama Judicial Building. This is same location where Fred Gray's offices were previously.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersMontgomery's First Election

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A marker commemorating the site of Montgomery's first election.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/26/2011

last visited: 2/15/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersJonathan Coggswell Farley

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Marker giving the history of Farley and his store and their roles in the early government of the city of Montgomery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/26/2011

last visited: 2/15/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersMontgomery, Electricity & Hydroelectricity

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A marker commemorating the use of electricity in Montgomery and throughout the state including the use of hydroelectric dams. The marker was placed in celebration of Alabama Power's centennial in 2006.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trodman

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/11/2010

last visited: 1/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersCSA Post Office Department - Montgomery, AL

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This marker is located in front of site of the first offices of the Confederate States Post Office Department, though it was located here only for a short time before the capital was moved to Richmond, VA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/30/2012

last visited: 10/23/2013

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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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Alabama Historical MarkersMontgomery County - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker telling the story of the creation and naming of Montgomery County, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/23/2011

last visited: 1/12/2014

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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 MarkersThe Alabama State Bar - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker telling the story of the creation and history of the Alabama State Bar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/3/2011

last visited: 2/15/2015

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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 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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