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Triana in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Triana, Alabama

 
 
Triana, Alabama Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 14, 2013
1. Triana, Alabama Marker
Inscription. Originally called “The Prairie” by the Chickasaw Indians who settled here, Triana was incorporated November 13, 1819 as the second town in Madison County. The community purportedly was named after Rodrigo de Triana, the crewman who first sighted land while sailing with Christopher Columbus on his first voyage to the Americas. Located on the Tennessee River at the terminus of Indian Creek Canal, Triana was a thriving port through which cotton and other Madison County produce moved to market prior to the building of railroads in North Alabama. Triana was rejuvenated when rechartered July 13, 1964.
 
Erected 2004 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 35.005′ N, 86° 44.069′ W. Marker is in Triana, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street and Record Street, on the right when traveling east on 6th Street. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Triana Fire Department and Town Hall building. Marker is in this post office area: Madison AL 35756, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Boeing-Vertol A/ACH47A Helicopter Gunship
Triana, Alabama Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 14, 2013
2. Triana, Alabama Marker
(approx. 6.2 miles away); Valhermoso Springs (approx. 6.2 miles away); Madison County Veterans (approx. 7.7 miles away); Affair at Madison Station / Affair at Indian Creek Ford (approx. 7.7 miles away); "The Roundhouse" (approx. 7.7 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 7.7 miles away); City of Madison (approx. 7.7 miles away but has been reported missing).
 
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terminus of Indian Creek at the Tennessee River image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 14, 2013
3. terminus of Indian Creek at the Tennessee River
Indian Creek coming from left. photo taken at the Triana Boat Ramp/Park
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 528 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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.
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