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Bermuda in Conecuh County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Federal Road

 
 
Old Federal Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 7, 2015
1. Old Federal Road Marker
Inscription. Near Bermuda was the home of Jeremiah Austill, who won fame in the canoe fight on the Alabama River during the Creek Indian War. His first wife, Sarah, died of injuries from falling off a fence during an Indian raid.
 
Erected 1998 by the Monroe County Heritage Museum and J. L. Bedsole Foundation.
 
Location. 31° 29.069′ N, 87° 11.598′ W. Marker is in Bermuda, Alabama, in Conecuh County. Marker is at the intersection of County Road 5 and County Road 20, on the right when traveling north on County Road 5. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Conecuh County 5, Monroeville AL 36460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Old Federal Road (approx. 3.5 miles away); Puryearville (approx. 4.2 miles away); Dr. John Watkins (approx. 4.9 miles away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (approx. 4.9 miles away); First School in Conecuh County (approx. 5 miles away); John Green Cemetery (approx. 5.2 miles away); Historic and Beautiful Repton (approx. 5.9 miles away); Dr. Watkins House (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this
Old Federal Road Marker Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 7, 2015
2. Old Federal Road Marker Monument
marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Encyclopedia of Alabama article on Jeremiah Austill. (Submitted on March 7, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. The Canoe Fight historical marker. (Submitted on March 7, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansRoads & VehiclesWars, US Indian
 
View of monument in background looking north on CR-5. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 7, 2015
3. View of monument in background looking north on CR-5.
Monument near the Bermuda Grocery store. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 7, 2015
4. Monument near the Bermuda Grocery store.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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