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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27WR_gamble-house_Tanner-AL.html
(front) One of the oldest brick houses in the country. It was built, circa 1822~28, by Wm. Parham for Joseph Johnston, the original landowner. It displays both Georgian and Federal influences in its style and details. A molded brick water table a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1C5K_southeast-air-forces-training-center_Tanner-AL.html
The Southeast Air Forces Training Center operated by Southern Aviation Training School, also known as Pryor Field, was constructed in 1941. These two aircraft hangars and beacon tower are the remaining artifacts of one of only a few World War II A…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMJIC_belle-mina-woodside_Tanner-AL.html
Marker FrontThomas Bibb built this grand house in 1826 and named it Belle Manor beautiful home but local pronunciation altered it to Belle Mina.The home which stayed in the Bibb family until 1940 was the seat of Bibb's large plantation and furnish…
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Hemmed in by superior forces Forrest's fast~moving cavalry raided and destroyed Union supply lines and strong points, captured 2,360 men, valuable Stores. By swift action, surprise and bluff Forrest disrupted Union military plans from Decatur t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMJDQ_harris-pryor-house_Tanner-AL.html
Side ABuild abt. 1858 by Schuyler Harris on land once owned by Henry Augustine Washington, a distant relative of the first president. Through purchases, marriages, and inheritance between the Washington, Harris and Pryor families, all from Virgini…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMJDH_oakland-united-methodist-church_Tanner-AL.html
Generations of African~American families have worshiped here, beginning with services held under a brush arbor prior to the Civil War. In August of 1879, the land for the Oakland Methodist church was deeded to parishioners. In a wooden one-room bu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMIGQ_gen-jos-wheeler_Tanner-AL.html
For whom this lake in Tennessee River is named lived 1836-1906. His home 16 miles west. Lt. Gen. in Confederate Army 1864-5. Maj. Gen. U. S. Army 1898. Named by Alabama to Hall of Fame, Washington, 1922.
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