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Smiths Station in Lee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Line 32 28 North Latitude

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2014
1. Line 32 28 North Latitude Marker
Inscription.
Northern Boundary of:
British W. Florida 1764-83
Spanish W. Florida 1783-95
Mississippi Territory: 1798-1804
Washington County 1800-12
Clarke County 1812-15

Southern Boundary of:
British Illinois 1764-83
United States 1783-95

Line fixed in 1764 by British king across present Alabama-Mississippi.

France had ceded area to Britain in 1763.
 
Erected 1954 by the Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 31.873′ N, 85° 5.29′ W. Marker is in Smiths Station, Alabama, in Lee County. Marker is on County Road 430 0.6 miles south of County Road 248, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3306 County Road 430, Smiths Station AL 36877, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Fort (approx. 4.7 miles away); Union Night Attack Down Summerville Road (approx. 5.6 miles away); Allen Temple A.M.E. Church / Grant Chapel A.M.E. Church (approx. 6 miles away); Camp Conrad (approx. 6.3 miles away in Georgia); Albert Love Patterson
Line 32 28 North Latitude Area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2014
2. Line 32 28 North Latitude Area
(approx. 6.5 miles away); Red Hill Batteries (approx. 6.5 miles away); Before The Battle / Battle Of Girard (approx. 6.6 miles away); City Mills (approx. 6.7 miles away in Georgia).
 
Categories. Colonial EraExploration
 
Line 32 28 North Latitude Area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 8, 2014
3. Line 32 28 North Latitude Area
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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