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

Benjamin Fitzpatrick

Governor 1841 - 1845

 
 
Benjamin Fitzpatrick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
1. Benjamin Fitzpatrick Marker
Inscription. He oversaw the closing of the unstable State Bank. In 1845 the legislature amended the constitution to allow the removal of the capital from Tuscaloosa. The growing wealth and population of the Black Belt brought the seat of government to Montgomery.
 
Erected 1992 by City of Tuscaloosa.
 
Location. 33° 12.439′ N, 87° 34.434′ 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. Clement Comer Clay (here, next to this marker); Arthur P. Bagby (here, next to this marker); Hugh McVay (here, next to this marker); Joshua L. Martin (here, next to this marker); John Murphy (a few steps from this marker); Gabriel Moore (a few steps from this marker); Samuel B. Moore (a few steps from this marker); John Gayle (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
 
Also see . . .
1. Alabama Governors: Benjamin Fitzpatrick. From The Alabama Department of Archives and History. (Submitted on March 23, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
Benjamin Fitzpatrick Marker, fourth from the left. image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
2. Benjamin Fitzpatrick Marker, fourth from the left.
 

2. Benjamin Fitzpatrick - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on March 27, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. GovernmentIndustry & CommerceNotable Persons
 
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 857 times since then and 5 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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