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Troy in Pike County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Three Notch Road

 
 
Three Notch Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2014
1. Three Notch Road Marker
Inscription.
Built by U.S. Army, 1824,
from Ft. Barrancas, at Pensacola
to Ft. Bainbridge, S.E. of Tuskegee.
Here it joined Federal Road leading to
Ft. Mitchell in Russell County.

Road followed Indian trade trail
Became main road for settlers
and traders before railroads.
Scouts notched trees to mark
route that ran along this ridge.

 
Location. 31° 48.465′ N, 85° 58.325′ W. Marker is in Troy, Alabama, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of South 3 Notch Street (U.S. 29) and East Church Street, on the right when traveling north on South 3 Notch Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 70 Court Square, Troy AL 36081, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Pike County WWI Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First United Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Historic Troy Post Office (about 600 feet away); Academy Street High School (approx. half a mile away);
Three Notch Road Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2014
2. Three Notch Road Monument
Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall Of Honor (approx. one mile away); Bibb Graves Hall (approx. one mile away); Troy University (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Troy.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia note about 3 Notch Road in Troy. (Submitted on September 1, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Marker & Civil War Statue in background image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2014
3. Marker & Civil War Statue in background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 347 times since then and 31 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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