Sylacauga in Talladega County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Indians from Ohio.
They joined Creek Confederacy,
fought against U.S. in War of 1812,
were moved west in 1836.
Settled before 1836 by men
who had fought in this area
under Andrew Jackson.
Indian name: Syllacogga or Chalakagay.
Erected 1954 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 33° 9.387′ N, 86° 15.047′ W. Marker is in Sylacauga, Alabama, in Talladega County. Marker is at the intersection of South Broadway Avenue (State Highway 21) and Goodwater Highway (County Road 511), in the median on South Broadway Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 661 S Broadway Avenue, Sylacauga AL 35150, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Williams (approx. ¾ mile away); Hightower Brothers Livery Stable (approx. 1.1 miles away); Marble City Cemetery Sylacauga (approx. 1.2 miles away); Stars Fell On Alabama / Hodges Meteorite (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fayetteville (approx. 8.8 miles away); History Of Childersburg The De Soto Trail (approx. 10.4 miles away); De Soto's Visit (approx. 10.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sylacauga.
Also see . . . Early History of Sylacauga, Alabama. (Submitted on March 1, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 731 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.