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

Joseph William Burke

1835-1900

 
 
Joseph William Burke Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
1. Joseph William Burke Marker
Inscription.
Lawyer, Industrialist, Patriot Brigadier General, U.S.A.
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
Joseph William Burke Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
2. Joseph William Burke Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); 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.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Bibb Graves Hall image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
3. Bibb Graves Hall
The Joseph William Burke marker is located about 100 feet to the right of this bell under a grove a trees.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 924 times since then and 30 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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