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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 MarkersCharlie and Lucille Times - Montgomery, AL

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Marker located on South Holt St. just north of Central St, notes the life of two civil rights activists in the early years of the bus boycotts of Montgomery and rights organizations.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 3/22/2015

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersBelle Ellen - West Blocton, AL

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The mining town of Belle Ellen was named for Henry F. DeBardeleben's daughter, Belle, and wife, Ellen. DeBardeleben was a noted industrialist of the era.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 4/1/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersBlocton Coke Ovens/Blocton - West Blocton, AL

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Construction began on the Blocton's bee-hive coke ovens in 1887. By 1892, 467 ovens were producing coke for furnaces at Oxmoor, Bessemer, Birmingham and Trussville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/2/2014

last visited: 7/15/2014

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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 MarkersHome of Dr. E. D. Nixon, Sr. - Montgomery, AL

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On Clinton St. between Rosa Parks Ave & South Holt St., in front of a pioneer in the Civil Rights movement, Dr. Edgar Daniel Nixon, Sr.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/22/2015

last visited: never

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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 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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCleveland Court Apartments - Montgomery, AL

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Location on Rosa L Parks Avenue where Rosa Parks and her husband lived during the Bus Boycott of 1955.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 1/20/2014

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 MarkersBertha Pleasant Williams - Montgomery, AL

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This marker celebrates the life of Bertha Pleasant Williams, the first black librarian in the Montgomery Library System and former Head Librarian at this branch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/1/2012

last visited: 1/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersRosa Parks Branch Library - Montgomery, AL

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This marker tells the history of the Rosa Parks Branch Library and its importance in the life of the black community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/3/2012

last visited: 1/19/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersWest Blocton, Alabama - West Blocton, AL

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West Blocton, AL was incorporated in 1901.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/2/2014

last visited: 1/25/2015

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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 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 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/11/2013

last visited: never

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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.

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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 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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Alabama Historical MarkersRosa Parks-Montgomery Bus Boycott

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Marker at the site of the bus stop where Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member OHail

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/27/2011

last visited: 12/11/2013

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