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Albertville in Marshall County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Birthplace of Albertville

 
 
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By David J Gaines, November 5, 2014
1. Birthplace of Albertville Marker
Inscription.
The City of Albertville traces its origin here to 406 East Main Street, where on Jan. 13, 1860, James C. Miller (1833-1862) established a post office in his log cabin home, which also doubled as the community’s first store. Miller, who was later killed during the War Between the States, named the post office “Albertville” in honor of his father-in-law, Thomas A. Albert (1796-1876).
 
Erected 1969 by Chamber of Commerce Sesquicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 34° 15.94′ N, 86° 12.146′ W. Marker is in Albertville, Alabama, in Marshall County. Marker is on East Main Street (County Route 26) east of Andrew Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 406 East Main Street, Albertville AL 35950, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Liberty Tree Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seventh District Agricultural School (approx. ¼ mile away); Pre-Civil War Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); A Celebration of 150 Years (approx. 0.8 miles away); City of Boaz
Birthplace of Albertville Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, November 5, 2014
2. Birthplace of Albertville Marker
(approx. 5.1 miles away); Ravine Used For Protection Against Yankee Shelling (approx. 8.2 miles away); Section of Core (approx. 8.3 miles away); Events in Marshall County (approx. 8.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Albertville.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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