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

Sand Mountain Plateau

 
 
Sand Mountain Plateau Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
1. Sand Mountain Plateau Marker
Inscription. Thrifty German colonists, led by Col. John G. Cullman, in 1873 settled this thinly populated plateau.
This section, previously thought unproductive, became famous for its diversified crops.
 
Erected 1953 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 10.449′ N, 86° 50.368′ W. Marker is in Cullman, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker is on 2nd Ave SW. Click for map. Corner of 2 Ave SW and 5th St SE in Courthouse parking lot facing 2 Ave SW. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 2nd Ave SW, Cullman AL 35055, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Johnís Evangelical Protestant Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Weiss Cottage (about 500 feet away); “Die Deutsche Kolonie Von Nord Alabama” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Betz Addition Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Evangelical Protestant Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johann Gottfried Cullmann (approx. half a mile away); Cullman, Alabama (approx. half a mile away); Cullman Railroad Depot (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Cullman.
 
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Cullman County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
2. Cullman County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,325 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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