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

Jacksonville

Calhoun County, Alabama

 
 
Jacksonville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
1. Jacksonville Marker
Inscription. Postoffice established July 20, 1833 as Drayton, Benton County, Alabama. Name changed to Jacksonville Aug. 6, 1834 and county changed to Calhoun Jan. 29, 1858. Office maintained by Confederate Government 1861-1865.

Postmasters and dates of appointment are:
James Lawson     July 20, 1833
John Lawson    May 30, 1834
John Lawson    Aug. 6, 1834
John D. Hoke    Sept. 9, 1836
Anderson Wilkins    July 1, 1841
Edward L. Woodward   Nov. 11, 1841
George Hoke   Nov. 2, 1842
John Y. Nisbet   Nov. 20, 1852
George H. Forney   July 7, 1857
James R. Slayton   June 1, 1860
Francis H. Goodwin   Oct. 10, 1860
William Alexander   Oct. 14, 1865
Isaac Frank   Nov. 3, 1865
A. J. Smith   June 20, 1867
Mrs. Juliana Streety   Jan. 9, 1868
Mrs. Mary Marion   Jan. 24, 1868
William C. Wynn   April 8, 1869
William P. Crook   Feb. 14, 1870
William T. Alexander   Jan. 26, 1871
John A. DeArman   April 9, 1874
William T. Alexander   Aug. 18, 1875
Joseph Frank   April 10, 1876
W. O. Hutchinson   June 22, 1876
Joseph B. Forney   March 3, 1879
J. M. Alexander   March 30, 1881
Gabriel B. Douthit   Jan. 15, 1886
Mrs. Adelia E. Frank   May 18, 1889
John Y. Henderson   June 17, 1895
Dora Crook   June 28, 1900
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Jacksonville Marker by the Jacksonville Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
2. Jacksonville Marker by the Jacksonville Post Office
W. Battle   Sept. 3, 1912
Maude M. Battle   March 1, 1913
Ed G. Caldwell   May 20, 1913
Walter E. Porter   Sept. 21, 1921
Andrew J. Beard   March 18, 1922
J. Thomas Martin   April 9, 1934
Harry Y. Dempsey, Jr.   Jan. 1, 1957
 
Erected 1964 by General John H. Forney Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 49.096′ N, 85° 45.676′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is at the intersection of Pelham Road North (State Highway 21) and Mountain Street Northeast, on the right when traveling north on Pelham Road North. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 421 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville AL 36265, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas A. Walker (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Magnolias" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); The First National Bank of Jacksonville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Doctor Francis' Office (approx. 0.3 miles away); William Henry Forney (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Horace Forney (approx. 0.3 miles away); Downtown Jacksonville Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Categories. CommunicationsSettlements & Settlers
 
Jacksonville Marker along the Pelham Road North image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, October 2, 2010
3. Jacksonville Marker along the Pelham Road North
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 853 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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