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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 MarkersAbove and Beyond - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker telling how Major Charles W. Davis won the Medal of Honor on Guadalcanal during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/9/2011

last visited: 6/28/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersMajor Charles W. Davis

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A native of Montgomery who served in World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 6/28/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersHigh Red Bluff - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker describing the bend in the Alabama River that was the focal point for river and rail traffic in pre-Civil War years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/9/2011

last visited: 11/23/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Domestic Slave Trade - Montgomery, AL

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The U.S. slave trade was developed to meet the demand for cotton worker labor. Montgomery and Alabama became the major areas for this slave trade.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSlave Transportation to Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker describes how the nearby Alabama River and the local trains were used to transport slaves to Montgomery in the 1800's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersEncanchata - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker designating the site of the Indian village of Encanchata.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/28/2011

last visited: 8/3/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersLower Commerce Street - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker giving the history of Lower Commerce Street in Montgomery, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/21/2011

last visited: 8/24/2012

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Alabama Historical MarkersUnion Station & Riverfront Park - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker near the site where railroad and river traffic met in Montgomery, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/21/2011

last visited: 8/24/2012

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Alabama Historical MarkersCivil War Military Prisons

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A marker with 2 important facts together.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 1/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersConfederate Military Prison

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For a brief period in 1862 a prison was here holding over 700 union soldiers in destitute conditions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 1/20/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersGeneral Charles Graham Boyd

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Historical marker to honor General Charles Graham Boyd and others who were prisoners of war and managed to keep the faith in those difficult times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/3/2012

last visited: 8/22/2013

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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 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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: never

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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 MarkersMurphy House - Montgomery, AL

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Originally built in 1851, this house now serves as offices for the Montgomery Water Works and Sewer Board.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/21/2012

last visited: never

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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 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 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 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 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 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trodman

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/11/2010

last visited: 8/23/2013

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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 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 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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