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Near Burnt Corn in Monroe County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Puryearville

 
 
Puryearville Marker image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance
1. Puryearville Marker
Inscription. The Puryearville Methodist Church began as a society near Burnt Corn in 1820 and was located here c. 1830 to c. 1943. Richard C. Puryear deeded 2 acres of land on March 25, 1843 to Isaac Betts, George Watson, William Black, Joel B. Walden and Thomas Pritchett as trustees of the Puryearville Methodist Church and witnessed by R. H. Puryear and Richard Moseley; Hickman Fowler, J. P. The Washington-Monroe Academy and the Masonic Order met here. Early settlers of Monroe and Conecuh Counties who settled along the old Federal Road are buried here in Puryearville cemetery.
 
Erected 1984 by Alabama Historical Commission along with Mary E. and Imogene Brantley.
 
Location. 31° 32.717′ N, 87° 11.57′ W. Marker is near Burnt Corn, Alabama, in Monroe County. Marker is on Perryville Road south of County Road 30, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monroeville AL 36460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. John Watkins (approx. 2 miles away); Old Federal Road (approx. 2 miles away); Dr. Watkins House (approx. 2.8 miles away); First School in Conecuh County
Puryearville Marker image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, September 25, 2011
2. Puryearville Marker
(approx. 2.8 miles away); John Green Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); James Salter (approx. 3.4 miles away); Longmire Stagecoach Stop & First Post Office in Conecuh County (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Burnt Corn.
 
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Puryearville Marker and Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, September 25, 2011
3. Puryearville Marker and Cemetery
Puryearville Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, September 25, 2011
4. Puryearville Cemetery
 
 
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