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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 MarkersPiper - West Blocton, Alabama

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Marker relating the founding of the town of Piper, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/5/2011

last visited: 1/3/2012

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Alabama Historical MarkersWilliam Wyatt Bibb grave

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A marker giving the directions to the final resting place of and a little history about William Wyatt Bibb, Alabama's first governor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/3/2012

last visited: 1/8/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersGeneral James Wilson - Montgomery, Alabama

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Major General James Wilson moved through this area in April 1865 as part of the final sweep of Union forces through Alabama during the closing weeks of the American Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/3/2012

last visited: 3/8/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersWilson's Raiders - Montgomery, Alabama

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Major General James Wilson led his Union cavalry troops through Alabama into Georgia during the last weeks of the American Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/3/2012

last visited: 3/8/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersMaxwell Air Force Base - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker giving historical information about events happening at the site of Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama, which is named for an Alabama native killed in a plane crash.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/3/2012

last visited: 3/8/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersAir University - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker telling the history of the establishment of Air University at Maxwell Air Force Base.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/1/2011

last visited: 3/8/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersLt. William C. Maxwell / Air Force ROTC - Maxwell AFB, AL

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Markers describe the Montgomery Alabama Air University bases' beginning and being named for Lt. William C. Maxwell. Also the home of USAF ROTC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/8/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersTown of Wilton - Wilton, AL

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Marker, near town hall, describes the settling of the area and the impact of the railroad on its development.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/25/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThunderbird Park - Montgomery, Alabama

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Marker giving the history of the naming of a park for the USAF Thunderbirds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/27/2011

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersDowntown Pine Apple, Alabama

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Marker describing the founding and history of Pine Apple. It includes a listing of the early settlers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/28/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersAbner McGehee - Hope Hull, AL

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Located in the woods off Folmar Parkway, this cemetery and marker describes one of the early settlers of Hope Hull.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/28/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersEarly Alabama Entrepreneur - Hope Hull, AL

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Describes the farming and business sense of one of Hope Hull's early settlers, Abner McGehee. Marker located in the woods off a dirt road southwest of Folmar Parkway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/28/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersLilly Baptist Church - Montgomery, AL

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Very large missionary church, active in civil rights and the movies, located at corner of Hill and Starr Streets in West Montgomery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersMoore Academy - Pine Apple, AL

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This former school is one of the 73 properties included in the Pine Apple Historic District that’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/28/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersDay Street Baptist Church - Montgomery, AL

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This impressive church is located at the corner of Day Street and Davidson Street in Montgomery, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersBethel Missionary Baptist Church

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Marker describes the history of the socially active neighborhood church, on Mill Street, in West Montgomery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersHenry Allen Loveless - Montgomery, AL

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Marker describes the life of successful businessman Henry Allen Loveless.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersLoveless School - Montgomery, AL

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Now a magnificent high school and the #1 Magnet School in the US, marker provides a history of the facility.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Selma to Montgomery March - Montgomery, AL

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Last location on the Selma to Montgomery Trail used as a campsite as part of the march to the Montgomery Capital in 1965.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCity of St. Jude - Montgomery, AL

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Built as "the City of St. Jude" by Father Harold Purcell for the advancement of the Negro people. Was a campground for the Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March in 1965.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersPercy Lavon Julian - Montgomery, AL

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Marker describes the extraordinary accomplishments of chemist Percy Julian who created many important drugs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersHolt Street Baptist Church - Montgomery, AL

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Civil rights history at this now closed church, that's falling into disrepair. Dr. Martin Luther King was here during the Bus Boycott of 1955.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersPine Apple, Alabama Historic District

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Marker describes the history and economics of this small town with an historic district. The town hosts annual "Hunter Appreciation Day" each November and a semi-annual Front Porch Tour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/28/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersHoltville School - Holtville, AL

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Provides the early history of the many accomplishments of this award winning school located on Alabama Highway 111 in Holtville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/8/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSherman W. White, Jr. (1919 - 1943) - Montgomery, AL

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Describes the White family and their children's military history including a Tuskegee Airman killed in action during WW II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/4/2014

last visited: never

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