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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 MarkersHenry Allen Loveless - Montgomery, AL

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Marker describes the life of successful businessman Henry Allen Loveless.

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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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 1/4/2014

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.

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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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 1/4/2014

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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/28/2013

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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/28/2013

last visited: never

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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.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/27/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersHappy Hollow - Prattville, AL

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The marker details the history of this historic and traditional African American neighborhood that was home to many of Prattville’s domestic workers, farm laborers, landowners and sharecroppers during the 1930’s, 1940’s and 1950’s.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/18/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersOld Autauga County Courthouse (1870) - Prattville, AL

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Marker located in front of one of the former Autauga County courthouses on South Court Street near the Prattville dam (Autauga Creek).

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/18/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersIndian Springs Post Office/Thomas Hill House/Union Baptist Meeting House

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Marker describes three different historic buildings, all located within a half-mile.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/18/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersDoster Road Artesian Well House - Prattville, AL

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One of the few remaining Artesian wells in the area, this working one has been renovated and turned into a great place to stop and taste the sweet water! Located just south of Pratt Park.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/18/2013

last visited: 12/17/2013

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Alabama Historical MarkersBuena Vista - Prattville, AL

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Buena Vista is a beautiful antebellum plantation house located about 3 miles west of U.S. Highway 31 on Autauga County Road 4.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/18/2013

last visited: 2/9/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersOakey Streak - Butler County, AL

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Marker describes the early settling of a community named Oakey Streak, in lower rural Butler County, off County Road 59.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersWest Commerce Street Historic District - Greenville, AL

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The Greenville West Commerce Street Historic District consists of 8 commercial buildings and the old train depot located next to the Louisville and Nashville Railroad tracks.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersHistoric Greenville Depot - Greenville, AL

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This historic train depot, built in 1910, now houses the office of the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersGreenville - County Seat of Butler County - Greenville, AL

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Marker describes the settling of Greenville and Butler County as well as its early residents.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCamellia City - Greenville, AL

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City nickname given for an abundance of large camellia plants in Greenville and the large number of houses with camellia plants.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersPioneer Electric Cooperative - Greenville, AL

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Marker describes the first home hooked up to the local rural cooperatives electrical grid near Greenville Alabama in 1938.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersOakey Streak Methodist Church - Butler County, AL

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Marker describes history of this historic church. The church and cemetery next to it are on the National Register of Historic Places.

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/14/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersPioneer Cemetery - Greenville, AL

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Historic cemetery, first in Greenville, contains the grave of Captain William Butler, namesake for Butler County and is located on South Park Street, between Walnut and Dunklin Streets

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location: Alabama

date approved: 12/14/2013

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 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 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

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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 MarkersSt. Stephens Lodge No. 81 - St. Stephens, AL

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St. Stephens Lodge #81 is a regular and recognized masonic lodge located in St. Stephens, AL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/6/2013

last visited: never

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