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

Joshua L. Martin

Governor 1845 - 1847

 
 
Joshua L. Martin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
1. Joshua L. Martin Marker
Inscription. He presided over the transfer of the capital from Tuscaloosa to Montgomery in 1847. When the United States invaded Mexico Alabamians readily joined to fight, just as they would in 1861.
 
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); Benjamin Fitzpatrick (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: Joshua Lanier Martin. From The Alabama Department of Archives and History. (Submitted on March 23, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.) 

2. Joshua Lanier Martin - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on March 27, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Joshua L. Martin Marker, fifth marker from the left. image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
2. Joshua L. Martin Marker, fifth marker from the left.

 
Categories. GovernmentNotable PersonsWar, Mexican-American
 
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 805 times since then and 16 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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