Dr. Watkins House - Burnt Corn, AL
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo
N 31° 34.255 W 087° 09.411
16R E 485116 N 3492887
Quick Description: Located on Conecuh County Rd 5, about a mile north of CR-15, notes the house and life of a prominent doctor and politician, John Watkins.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 3/21/2015 8:38:04 AM
Waymark Code: WMNJ36
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member muddawber
Views: 1

Long Description:
This two and a half story structure with unusual lower front extension was the home of Dr. John Watkins. Dr. Watkins was one of the first and few physicians in this part of the Mississippi Territory. Before coming to Burnt Corn, he lived in Claiborne. In addition to being a doctor, he served in the Alabama House of Representatives and Senate and was trustee of the Burnt Corn Male Academy.
Marker Name: Dr. Watkins House

Marker Type: Rural Roadside

Addtional Information::
Erected by the Alabama Historical Association. More info: http://alabamapioneers.com/biography-dr-john-watkins-born-1775/#sthash.X3WheXJ2.VHgDlKIs.dpbs

Date Dedicated / Placed: 2012

Marker Number: Not Listed

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