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Wedowee in Randolph County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Site of the Home of William Hugh Smith

Legislator, Governor

 
 
Site of the Home of William Hugh Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., circa July 2004
1. Site of the Home of William Hugh Smith Marker
Inscription. An opponent of secession, he fled north in 1862. Returning after the Civil War, he was elected first governor under the Constitution of 1868 and served one two-year term. He was one of three Republican governors.
 
Erected by Randolph County Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 18.64′ N, 85° 29.093′ W. Marker is in Wedowee, Alabama, in Randolph County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 431) and Woodland Avenue, in the median on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wedowee AL 36278, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lebanon Christian Church (approx. 11.4 miles away); Roanoke Doll Factory (approx. 12.8 miles away); Louina (approx. 14 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  William Hugh Smith. A short biographical sketch. (Submitted on May 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. GovernmentPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
View of Main Street (US 431) from near Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., circa July 2004
2. View of Main Street (US 431) from near Smith Marker
Looking south.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,454 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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