Abbeville/Seven Flags and an Arrow Over Abbeville

Abbeville/Seven Flags and an Arrow Over Abbeville (HM15A2)

Location: Abbeville, AL 36310 Henry County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 34.299', W 85° 14.953'

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The oldest remaining colonial settlement in East Alabama from Florida to the Tennessee line and older than the county of Henry and the state of Alabama. An active trading post was located here in the Alabama Territory on "The Hill" early in 1819. The first settler gateway to the wiregrass was at Franklin located 14 miles east.

Pre-historical man: Creek Indian Nation, West 1519-1814; Spanish Florida 1501702; French Louisiana 102-1763; British West Florida 1763-1780; Spanish West Florida 1780-1813; United States 1813-1861; Georgia Territory 1732-1802; Mississippi Territory 1798-1804; Alabama Territory 1817-1819; Washington County 1800-1812; Connecuh County 1818-1819; Confederate States of America 1861-1865; United States 1865-Abbe, an Indian name of nearby creek meaning a grove of dogwood trees.
HM NumberHM15A2
Year Placed1978
Placed ByHistoric Chattahoochee Commission and Henry County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 3:54pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 666146 N 3494287
Decimal Degrees31.57165000, -85.24921667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 34.299', W 85° 14.953'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 34' 17.94" N, 85° 14' 57.18" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-137 E Washington St, Abbeville AL 36310, US
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