Lowndesboro

Lowndesboro (HM1CFH)

Location: Lowndesboro, AL 36752 Lowndes County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 16.734', W 86° 36.623'

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Settled before 1820 by planters from South Carolina and Virigina. First called McGill's Hill, it was incorporated, 1832, as Lowndesboro in honor of William Lowndes. There was a brief skirmish here between Forrest's troops and Wilson's raiders, April 10, 1865.
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HM NumberHM1CFH
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Year Placed1978
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 2:52pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 536689 N 3571416
Decimal Degrees32.27890000, -86.61038333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 16.734', W 86° 36.623'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 16' 44.04" N, 86° 36' 37.38" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2755 Co Rd 29, Lowndesboro AL 36752, US
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