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

John Gayle

Governor 1831 - 1835

 
 
John Gayle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
1. John Gayle Marker
Inscription. He extended state laws into Indian lands and actively encouraged illegal white settlement there. A treaty with the Creek Indians in 1832 forced them to leave the state and resulted in nine new counties in east Alabama. Their "Trail of Tears" took the Indians through Tuscaloosa.
 
Erected 1992 by City of Tuscaloosa.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Trail of Tears marker series.
 
Location. 33° 12.436′ N, 87° 34.443′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is on 6th Street west of 28th Avenue, on the right. Click for map. Marker located on the south end of Capitol Park. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscaloosa AL 35401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Murphy (here, next to this marker); Gabriel Moore (here, next to this marker); Samuel B. Moore (here, next to this marker); Clement Comer Clay (a few steps from this marker); Arthur P. Bagby (a few steps from this marker); Hugh McVay (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin Fitzpatrick (a few steps from this marker); Joshua L. Martin (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
 
Also see . . .
John Gayle Marker, fifth marker from the left. image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
2. John Gayle Marker, fifth marker from the left.

1. Alabama Governors: John Gayle. From The Alabama Department of Archives and History. (Submitted on March 23, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.) 

2. John Gayle - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on March 27, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. GovernmentNative AmericansNotable PersonsSettlements & Settlers
 
Governor's Row at Capitol Park. image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
3. Governor's Row at Capitol Park.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 875 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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