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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 MarkersCivil War Military Prisons

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A marker with 2 important facts together.

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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.

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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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 1/3/2012

last visited: 8/22/2013

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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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/13/2011

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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/26/2011

last visited: 12/11/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersFirst Emancipation Observance - 1866

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Historical marker commemorating the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation

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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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 11/3/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersJosiah Morris

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Attached to the Regions building describing a brief history.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 11/26/2011

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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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 9/21/2012

last visited: never

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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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: never

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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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

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.

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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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 12/11/2013

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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.

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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"

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location: Alabama

date approved: 10/11/2011

last visited: 8/24/2012

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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 MarkersCentral Bank Building

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A historical building in Montgomery, Alabama.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 7/19/2013

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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 MarkersTelegram for War Between the States

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The telegram from Montgomery which began the Civil War.

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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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 3/30/2008

last visited: 3/8/2014

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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 MarkersFigh - Pickett House - Montgomery, Alabama

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The Figh-Picket House, the first brick house in Montgomery, is now located at 512 South Court Street in Montgomery. It serves as the headquarters for the Montgomery County Historical Society.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/28/2011

last visited: 1/12/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersCivil War - Barnes School - Montgomery, Alabama

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This house is the oldest brick house in Montgomery, having been built in 1837. From 1906 to 1942 it was the used as a private school for boys run by Professor Elly Barnes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/29/2011

last visited: 1/12/2014

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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 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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