Clayton in Barbour County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1991 by Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Clayton Historic Preservation Authority.
Location. 31° 52.729′ N, 85° 26.973′ W. Marker is in Clayton, Alabama, in Barbour County. Marker is on North Midway Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clayton AL 36016, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barbour County / Early Barbour County Commissioners (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Clayton, Alabama/Clayton’s Architectural Heritage (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jere Locke Beasley (about 300 feet away); Grace Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); Miller – Martin Townhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); George Corley Wallace, Lurleen Burns Wallace Governors of Alabama (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Baptist Church Cemetery (approx. 4 miles away); Louisville (approx. 8.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clayton.
Regarding Octagon House. The Octagon House is the only antebellum example of octagon-style architecture remaining in Alabama, and one of few in country.
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 18, 2010, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,025 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2010, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.