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Pelham in Shelby County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Shelbyville, A. T.

 
 
Shelbyville, A. T. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 24, 2010
1. Shelbyville, A. T. Marker
Inscription. Near this site stood Shelbyville, A. T., first county seat of Shelby County; named for Isaac Shelby, governor of Tennessee. Shelby County was established February 7, 1818 by an act of the Alabama Territorial legislature. The first orphans’ court was held April 4, 1818. Justices were: George Phillips, Patrick Hays, Bennet Ware, Needham Lee and James Walker.
 
Erected 1976 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 33° 17.232′ N, 86° 48.652′ W. Marker is in Pelham, Alabama, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Pelham Parkway (U.S. 31) and Church Street, on the right when traveling south on Pelham Parkway. Click for map. Marker located in front of the Pelham City Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3162 Pelham Parkway, Pelham AL 35124, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Central Iron Works (approx. 2 miles away); Helena, Alabama (approx. 2 miles away); Helena Freight House & Depot (approx. 2 miles away); Harmony Graveyard (approx. 2 miles away); Pelham, Alabama / Ballantrae Golf Course
Shelbyville, A. T. Marker next to the Pelham City Hall. image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, February 24, 2010
2. Shelbyville, A. T. Marker next to the Pelham City Hall.
(approx. 3.7 miles away); The Founding of Alabaster / Siluria (approx. 3.9 miles away); Cedar Grove Cemetery (approx. 4.1 miles away); Benton Family Cemetery (approx. 4.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  The History of Shelby County, Alabama. (Submitted on March 9, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 981 times since then and 26 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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