Killen in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Settled Here in 1818
Erected by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 34° 51.28′ N, 87° 24.652′ W. Marker is in Killen, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on U.S. 72. Click for map. Marker is located in front of Blue Water Polo Club next to Double Head Marker. Next to Barkley Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6048 U.S. 72, Killen AL 35645, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherokee Chief Doublehead's village around 1800 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elgin/Elgin Crossroads (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mitchell Town Community (approx. 1.7 Covington/Second Creek / Wheeler Dam/Lake (approx. 2.3 miles away); Center (Centre) Star (approx. 2.5 miles away); The TVA System of Multi-purpose Dams (approx. 4.4 miles away); Samuel Burney: 1763-1849 Revolutionary War Veteran / Burneys Creek/First Creek Wheeler Lake (approx. 5.4 miles away); General Joseph Wheeler (approx. 5.5 miles away).
Also see . . . Doublehead makes home at Shoals. Daniel White Wayside Inn was near the Blue Water Creek Bridge on U.S. 72 E. Is believed to be the earlier home of Doublehead. (Submitted on March 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
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