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Lowndesboro in Lowndes County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lowndesboro

 
 
Lowndesboro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 27, 2013
1. Lowndesboro Marker
Inscription. Settled before 1820 by planters from South Carolina and Virigina. First called McGill's Hill, it was incorporated, 1832, as Lowndesboro in honor of William Lowndes. There was a brief skirmish here between Forrest's troops and Wilson's raiders, April 10, 1865.
 
Erected 1978 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 16.734′ N, 86° 36.623′ W. Marker is in Lowndesboro, Alabama, in Lowndes County. Marker is on North Broad Street one mile north of U.S. 80, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: North Broad Street, Lowndesboro AL 36752, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lowndesboro, Alabama/Lowndesboro Business District (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Our Confederate Soldiers (approx. 0.6 miles away); Elmore Bolling (approx. 1.4 miles away); Viola Liuzzo (approx. 2.3 miles away); Campsite 3 (approx. 5.4 miles away); Campsite 2 (approx. 5.6 miles away); Holy Ground Battlefield (approx. 6.7 miles away); Hayneville (approx. 6.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lowndesboro.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Lowndesboro Marker & Ruby Moore Park. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 27, 2013
2. Lowndesboro Marker & Ruby Moore Park.
Lowndesboro Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 27, 2013
3. Lowndesboro Post Office
Will Stone Store (circa 1820) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 27, 2013
4. Will Stone Store (circa 1820)
Part of Lowndesboro Historic District
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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