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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1D6T_dupree-cemetery_Cedar-Park-AL.html
The first known burial here is Nancy Vinson Christopher who died May 16, 1852. Many unmarked fieldstones are present that could mark older graves. The cemetery contains 52 identifiable burials with headstones. Five Confederate soldiers and one WWI…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CUI_old-town-cemetery_Athens-AL.html
This is the earliest known cemetery in the town of Athens, and the final resting place for many of its first citizens. The earliest burials date from the 1820's and continue through the mid-1800's, with an occasional burial past 1900. Through the …
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/HM1BXZ_druids-grove-plantation-jones-donnell-cemetery_Madison-AL.html
VA native John Nelson Spotswood Jones, son of Rev. War Capt. Lewellen Jones, cousin of Martha Washington, and descendant of Rev. Rowland Jones of Williamsburg's Bruton Parish, built Druid's Grove near this site before 1820 and established the comm…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17N3_sims-settlement_Elkmont-AL.html
Side A (North side) In the fall of 1806 a group of settlers led by William and James Sims, traveled from east Tennessee on flatboats down the Tennessee River and up the Elk River to this area. They landed near Buck Island and spread out into th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM15UI_mooresville-brick-church_Mooresville-AL.html
Completed by 1839 this Greek Revival Structure was probably under construction for several years. On November 18, 1838 Alabama's 2nd Governor, Thomas Bibb and his wife Pamela deeded this property to William K. Adams, Monroe F. Moses and James Alli…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM15D8_battle-of-sulphur-creek-trestle_Elkmont-AL.html
On Sept. 25, 1864 Gen. N.B. Forrest's Confederate cavalry, with Morton's battery of 4 guns, attacked and captured the Union fort near here. The fort consisted of a square redoubt, rifle pits, two blockhouses, and some frame buildings. It protected…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM14VK_cambridge_Athens-AL.html
North Side This marks the site of Cambridge, a small town established in the earliest years of Limestone County. In 1818, it consisted of several business houses, shops, and a mill. It was one of three locations considered for the county seat, …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM113N_governor-george-s-houston-home_Athens-AL.html
(Front):This house was purchased by George S. Houston in 1845 and was his home until his death here on 31st December 1879. Houston served the people of Alabama in public office for thirty six years. His long and distinguished political career bega…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZEV_vietnam-veterans-of-america_Elkmont-AL.html
This memorial is dedicated in honor of all those from the state of Alabama who made the supreme sacrifice by laying down their life for their country in Vietnam 1959-1975 This memorial was erected by Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 511- Ath…
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