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Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

John Hunt

 
 
John Hunt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 24, 2008
1. John Hunt Marker
Inscription. For whom Huntsville was named lived in a cabin near this spring about the year 1805.
 
Erected 1948 by Judge David Campbell Chapter Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Location. 34° 43.782′ N, 86° 35.151′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from Westside Square. Click for map. The marker is located on the east side of Constitution Hall Park mounted on the rock face on the left side of Big Spring. Marker is at or near this postal address: 216 Westside Square, Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Bank In Alabama (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General H.N. Toftoy, USA. (within shouting distance of this marker); Erected in 1835 (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Northern Terminus Indian Creek Canal (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harrison Brothers Hardware (about 400 feet away); Madison County (about 400 feet away); Tallulah Bankhead / I. Schiffman Building (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntsville.
 
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Big Spring image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 24, 2008
2. Big Spring
The marker is mounted on the rock face on the left behind the tree.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,287 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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