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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMY0T_city-of-foley_Foley-AL.html
(side 1)The City of Foley was founded in 1905 by John B. Foley of Chicago. Mr. foley, who was in the pharmaceutical business, heard about this area from a railroad land agent as they traveled to President William McKinley's funeral in 1901. Mr. Fo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMX8L_daphne-united-methodist-church_Elberta-AL.html
This church and cemetery have been in continuous service by the citizens of this area since the 1840's. Originally named "Methodist Episcopal Church South." Land donated by William L. Howard. Building built by L. E. Edmondson and a Creole help…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMJ3J_fort-bowyer-war-of-1812_Gulf-Shores-AL.html
At, or near, this site, the United States, after seizing this point of land from the Spanish in 1813, built Fort Bowyer, a structure of wood and sand. A small garrison of men courageously fought to defend the fort against two British attacks, one …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2IU_the-pride-of-seven-flags_Gulf-Shores-AL.html
(East Face):Tribute dedicated to the memory of the soldiers who gave their lives in the defense of our country here at Fort Morgan.Here lies the pride of seven flags entombed in our ancestor's worth, who heard the thunder of the fray break o'er th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM287_noble-leslie-devotie_Gulf-Shores-AL.html
(Obverse): First Alabama soldier to lose life in Civil War. DeVotie graduated in 1856 from University of Alabama; Presbyterian Theological Seminary at Princeton in 1859. In 1856 at the University of Alabama, he was chief founder of Sigma Alpha Eps…
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