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

Home of Annie Wheeler

 
 
Home of Annie Wheeler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 8, 2009
1. Home of Annie Wheeler Marker
Marker next to Gen. Joseph Wheeler marker.
Inscription.
Born July 31, 1868 ~ Died April 10, 1955
Daughter of General Joseph Wheeler

Gallantly served her country three times on foreign soil.

Volunteer nurse, Santiago, Cuba~1898.

Spanish~American War and Manila, P.I. ~1899 during Philippine Insurrection.

Red Cross Worker with A.E.F. France, World War I ~1918.

Beloved as a humanitarian and benefactor of mankind.
 
Erected 1955 by the General Joesph Wheeler Memorial Association.
 
Location. 34° 39.122′ N, 87° 15.04′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, Alabama, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Alternate U.S. 72 and County Road 377 on U.S. 72Alternate . Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12280 AL 20 / U.S. 72 Alt, Hillsboro AL 35643, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of Gen. Joe Wheeler (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler (within shouting distance of this marker); McMahon House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Courtland Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Early Roads / One of the South's First Railroads 1832
Home of Annie Wheeler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 6, 2014
2. Home of Annie Wheeler Marker
(approx. 3.5 miles away); American Legion - Post 58 (approx. 3.5 miles away); Courtland's Early Architecture (approx. 3.5 miles away); The Red Rovers / Red Rovers Roster (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. The World War I American Red Cross Uniform of Miss Annie Early Wheeler. The Alabama Historical Commission owns the uniform she wore in France during World War I, and displays it at the Joseph Wheeler home. (Submitted on April 6, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. Miss Annie Wheeler Dies Sunday. Florence Times April 11, 1955 Monday (Submitted on April 6, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

3. The Friends of the Joe Wheeler Home Foundation. (Submitted on September 7, 2014.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkNotable EventsNotable PersonsNotable PlacesWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, World I
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,910 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   2. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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