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This notable Greek Revival structure was completed in the late 1840's on land donated by Eli Robinson. The congregation was established 1828-1830 and the first church, built of logs, was located c. 1 mile east of here. Charter members were: Rev. P…
Side 1:Clear, bubbling springs have enticed people to this vicinity for thousands of years. Native American hunting paths led to them and after the defeat of the Creek Indians by the United States in 1813, old trails became the Jackson and Federal…
Dedicated byAlabama Mills, Inc.In honor of those who served so gallantlyIn World War II 1941-1945andIn memory of the followingwho made the supreme sacrificeR.D. Leonard · Herman JohnsonGeorge Brown · W.E. Holcomb
Constructed in 1924 on five acres, this building was one of nine schools constructed in Elmore County with funding assistance from the Julius Rosenwald Fund. Between 1912-32, Julius Rosenwald, a Jewish philanthropist and CEO of Sears, Roebuck and …
Completed in 1854, this building was the third Methodist Church building erected in Wetumpka and served both black and white congregations. Transitional exterior and interior architecture features elegant simplicity of Greek revival styles. Interi…
At this site stood Fort Toulouse,later Fort Jackson, named in honor ofGen. Andrew Jacksonwho onMarch 27, 1814,defeated the Creek Indians in adecisive battle at Horseshoe Bend. ErectedbyPeter Forney Chapter D.A.R.Montgomery, Ala.May 21, 1915
Here stoodFort ToulouseA defense againstthe IndiansBuilt byBienville1714 The Alabama Societyof Colonial Damespreserves the memoryof faithful service1912
(side 1)In 1834, the Wetumpka Toll Bridge Co. built the first of four bridges spanning the Coosa River at this site. It was destroyed in a flood in 1844. A second toll bridge was completed the same year by John Godwin whose slave, Horace King, des…
William Bartram, the first native-born American artist-naturalist, of Philadelphia, visited this site on Christmas Day, 1776. This arboretum commerates the man, his visit to Fort Toulouse, and his travels through the southeastern colonies from …
William Bartram, America's first native born artist-naturalist, passed through Elmore County during the Revolutionary era, making the first scientific notations of its flora, fauna and inhabitants. In 1776 the appointed botanist of Britain's King …