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Nectar in Blount County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Homesite and Grave of George Powell

1794 – 1872

 
 
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By David J Gaines, November 30, 2011
1. George Powell Marker
Inscription. Planter, trader, historian, geologist, surveyor. Gathered authentic data from early settlers and Indians for his history of Blount County published in 1855. Made original survey of Blount County.
 
Erected 1965 by Junior Blount County Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 57.71′ N, 86° 38.049′ W. Marker is in Nectar, Alabama, in Blount County. Marker is at the intersection of Alabama Route 160 and Nectar Bridge Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route 160. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Locust Fork AL 35097, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gabriel Hanby, 1786-1826 (approx. 3.9 miles away); History of Locust Fork (approx. 4 miles away); Ebenezer Hearn 1794-1862 (approx. 8.6 miles away); Blountsville (approx. 8.6 miles away); Blountsville Court Square Timeline (approx. 8.6 miles away); Historic Oneonta L & N Railroad Depot (approx. 9.2 miles away); Blount County (approx. 9.2 miles away); Blount Springs (approx. 9.5 miles away).
 
Regarding Homesite and Grave of George Powell. The marker is located across Nectar Bridge Road from Nectar Cemetery.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
George Powell Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, November 30, 2011
2. George Powell Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,028 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 20, 2016.
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