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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 MarkersInterior Redoubt No. III - Selma, AL

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Part of the fortifications in Selma, this marker notes the Battle of Selma at the end of the Civil War. Marker is at the intersection of Lapsley Road and Buckeye Avenue.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 4/7/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersTabernacle Baptist Church (Dallas County) - Selma, AL

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Lists the pastors and leadership of the church and their impact on Civil Rights and the church. Marker is at the intersection of Broad St and Minter Ave on the left side of the church on Broad St.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 4/7/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersTabernacle Baptist Church (Dallas County) - Selma, AL

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One of two markers in front of this historic church, notes its beginnings and architecture. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Minter Avenue.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 4/7/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersRedoubt No. 15 - Selma. AL

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Part of the fortifications in Selma, this marker notes the Battle of Selma at the end of the Civil War. Marker is at the intersection of Summerfield Road and Battery Avenue.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 4/7/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersWilliam Rufus de Vane King - Selma, AL

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This marker in Live Oak Cemetery in Selma, Alabama, tells the story of the only Vice President of the United States buried in Alabama.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 5/29/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSt. Paul's Episcopal Church - Selma, AL

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This two-sided marker in front of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Selma, Alabama, tells the history of this building and of some of the individuals who were associated with the parish over the years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/19/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersHighlights of Selma History / William Rufus DeVane King - Selma, AL

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This two-sided marker, located in front of Selma City Hall, gives some of the important historical events in the history of the city and county, as well as the story of one of the founders who became Vice President of the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 5/23/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersVII In. Brooke Rifle - Selma, AL

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This marker tells the story of the canon ("rifle") displayed in front of Selma City Hall. It was cast at the Confederate Selma Ordnance and Naval Foundry in 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/28/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersLive Oak Cemetery - Selma, AL

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This marker tells some of the story of historic Live Oak Cemetery in Selma, Alabama.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 5/27/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSgt Robert Weakley Patton - Selma, AL

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Marker describes the young college students from the University of Alabama called up in the Civil War and notes the location where one was killed in action. Marker is located at corner of Washington St and Alabama Ave.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersUnion Troops Charge - Selma, AL

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Notes the major actions at nearby fortifications in Selma during the Battle of Selma at the end of the Civil War. Marker is at the intersection of Summerfield Road and Highland Avenue.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 4/7/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Selma Movement - Selma, AL

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Notes the major Civil Rights actions, that began in Selma, that led to sweeping voting rights for Africa-Americans. Located at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/12/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical Markers'Bloody Sunday' Attack at Edmund Pettus Bridge - Selma, AL

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Describes the beginning moments of the Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Water Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/7/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersU.S. Congress Approves Voting Rights Act of 1965 - Selma, AL

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Describes the events and actions that led to President Johnson signing the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Water Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/7/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSt. James Hotel - Selma, AL

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Describes the history of the St. James Hotel and the long history of its African-American manager Ben Turner. Marker located on Water Ave. at Washington St.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersWater Avenue

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In downtown Selma near the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: 3/27/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersSite of Selma-Dallas County’s 1st Bridge 1884-1940

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On the river in Selma

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/8/2015

last visited: 3/27/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersBattle of Selma, Redoubt No. 24 - Selma, AL

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Marker explains the fortifications built around Selma and the battle of Selma. The marker is located on Satterfield Street.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersBritish West Florida - Selma, AL

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This marker notes the north boundary line for the British colony of West Florida during its existence from 1764 to 1783.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/15/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersValley Creek Presbyterian Church - Selma, AL

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The marker is located on Citizens Parkway (Alabama Hwy 22), at the intersection with County Road 65, north of Selma, Alabama. It tells the history of Valley Creek Presbyterian Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 6/1/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersChilders Chapel - Valley Grande, AL

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Historic rural cemetery along County Road 37, north of Selma, includes many older grave markers. Access is difficult as the gates have chains and locks.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 2/17/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersMount Carmel Church - Pleasant, AL

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Marker describes to beginnings of the Mount Carmel Church and the later changes its name and use. Located on Dallas County Road 12.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/4/2014

last visited: 5/7/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersAlbert J. Pickett - Autaugaville, Alabama

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Alabama's first historian is celebrated in this marker located west of Autaugaville, Alabama, along Alabama Highway 14.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 6/18/2012

last visited: 9/26/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersHoly Ground Battlefield - White Hall, AL

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Marker providing a short history of an Indian battle near the Alabama River. The movement, started by the Prophet Josiah Francis, and his Red Sticks were nearly annihilated.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/27/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersMarion Military Institute - Marion, AL

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Provides the history of the beginnings of the Marion Military Institute.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/9/2013

last visited: never

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