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Collinsville in DeKalb County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Indian Mound, Inn, and Church Site

 
 
Indian Mound, Inn, and Church Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, January 4, 2013
1. Indian Mound, Inn, and Church Site Marker
Inscription. Cherokee Indians first inhabited this mound site, subsequently settled by A.H. Lamar, a captain in the Seminole War and first constable (1836) of DeKalb County. Lamar and his Cherokee wife operated trading post and stage coach stop on site, selling property to Alfred Collins, ca. 1842. Collins, for whom Collinsville was named, built home and operated inn on the stage coach line here between Rome and Guntersville. Daughter Sallie and her husband G.W. Roberts, became owners in 1886. Collinsville Baptist Church purchased property in 1924, erecting building on site two years later.
 
Erected 1996.
 
Location. 34° 15.906′ N, 85° 51.768′ W. Marker is in Collinsville, Alabama, in DeKalb County. Marker is on Alabama Route 68, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located in front of Colinsville Baptist Church at the intersection of US Hwy 11 and AL Hwy 68. Marker is in this post office area: Collinsville AL 35961, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Collinsville Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Fires and Floods (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town of Crossville (approx. 7.6 miles
Indian Mound, Inn, and Church Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, January 4, 2013
2. Indian Mound, Inn, and Church Site Marker
away); Town of Geraldine: Home of the Bulldogs (approx. 10.6 miles away); Turkey Town Monument (approx. 14.3 miles away); Fort Payne Cabin Historic Site (approx. 14.4 miles away); Cherokee Indian Removal (approx. 14.5 miles away); Main Street Historic District (approx. 14.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Collinsville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 29 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 16, 2016.
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