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Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Site of Indian Town Tawasa

1540-1814

 
 
Site of Indian Town Tawasa Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 8, 2014
1. Site of Indian Town Tawasa Marker
Inscription.
This stone marks the site
of the Indian town Tawasa
Visited by
De  Soto
September 5-13-1540
Also by Bienville 1715

 
Erected 1930 by the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in Alabama.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 32° 23.118′ N, 86° 20.665′ W. Marker is in Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Hickory Street and Chennault Circle when traveling west. Click for map. Located in front of the Air Force Historical Research Agency. Marker is at or near this postal address: West Hickory Street, Montgomery AL 36112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Republic F-105D "Thunderchief" (approx. 0.2 miles away); North American F-100D "Super Sabre" (approx. 0.2 miles away); McDonnell Douglas F-4D "Phantom II" (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1Lt Karl W. Richter (approx. 0.2 miles away); McDonnell RF-101C "Voodoo" (approx. 0.2 miles
Site of Indian Town Tawasa image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 8, 2014
2. Site of Indian Town Tawasa
away); Monument to Powered Flight (approx. 0.2 miles away); North American F-86A "Sabre" (approx. 0.2 miles away); British and Commonwealth Pilots Trained in the U.S.A. (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Maxwell Air Force Base.
 
Categories. ExplorationNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 8, 2014
3. Marker area
Hernando De Soto image. Click for full size.
By John Sartain engraving, circa 1858
4. Hernando De Soto
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on December 27, 2016.
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