Jacksonville in Calhoun County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Joseph William Burke
Gen. Burke helped rebuild Alabama’s mining & manufacturing interests after the Civil War.
He helped establish the Catholic Church at Jacksonville.
His home, “Bellevue,” occupied the present site of Jacksonville State College.
Erected 1963 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 33° 49.397′ N, 85° 45.934′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is on University Circle west of North Pelham Road (State Highway 21), on the right. Click for map. Marker is located on the campus of Jacksonville State University to the right side of Bibb Graves Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville AL 36265, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Presidents of Jacksonville State (within shouting distance of this marker); Jacksonville State University (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Magnolias" (approx. ¼ mile away); Thomas A. Walker (approx. ¼ mile away); Jacksonville (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Depot Chief Ladiga Trail - Jacksonville (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jacksonville, Alabama (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jacksonville.
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