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Coosada in Elmore County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

William Wyatt Bibb

 
 
William Wyatt Bibb Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 8, 2014
1. William Wyatt Bibb Marker
Inscription.
— grave 300 yards —
First governor of Alabama
1819-1820
Only governor of Alabama Territory
1817-1819

Born in Amelia County, Va., Oct. 2, 1781
In U.S. Congress from Georgia 1805-1813
Moved here from Elbert County, Ga., 1817

Buried in private cemetery near home.
Succeeded by brother, Thomas Bibb,
presiding officer of state senate.

 
Erected 1954 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 29.93′ N, 86° 20.269′ W. Marker is in Coosada, Alabama, in Elmore County. Marker is at the intersection of Coosada Road and Auburn Hill Road, on the right when traveling west on Coosada Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5555 Coosada Road, Coosada AL 36020, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named William Wyatt Bibb (approx. 1.9 miles away); World War II Memorial Center (approx. 2.1 miles away); Robinson Springs Camp Confederate Monument (approx. 2.4 miles away); Robinson Springs United Methodist Church (approx.
William Wyatt Bibb Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 8, 2014
2. William Wyatt Bibb Marker Area
2.5 miles away); Robinson Springs Neighborhood (approx. 2.5 miles away); Fort Jackson (approx. 4.8 miles away); Here Stood Fort Toulouse (approx. 4.8 miles away); William Bartram Arboretum (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  William Wyatt Bibb Bio. (Submitted on January 8, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
William Wyatt Bibb image. Click for full size.
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3. William Wyatt Bibb
William Wyatt Bibb Grave image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 8, 2014
4. William Wyatt Bibb Grave
Wm. Wyatt Bibb -War of 1812 Medallion image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 8, 2014
5. Wm. Wyatt Bibb -War of 1812 Medallion
Bibb Family Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 8, 2014
6. Bibb Family Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 445 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 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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