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Tyler in Lowndes County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Talisi visited by De Soto

Sept. 18, 1540

 
 
Talisi visited by De Soto Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 25, 2015
1. Talisi visited by De Soto Marker
Inscription.
Five Miles North of this Spot Was
Talisi
visited by
De Soto
Sept. 18, 1540
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This stone erected by
The National Society of
Colonial Dames of America
In Alabama
1936

 
Erected 1936 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° 18.976′ N, 86° 53.057′ W. Marker is in Tyler, Alabama, in Lowndes County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 80 and County Road 7, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 80. Click for map. Located diagonally across U.S. Highway 80 from the Tyler Volunteer Fire Department. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10660 US Highway 80 East, Tyler AL 36785, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Campsite 1 (approx. 3.9 miles away); Joe T. Pilcher, Jr. (approx. 6.6 miles away); Craig Air Force Base (approx. 6.6 miles away); Holy Ground Battlefield (approx. 9.9
De Soto Stone image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 25, 2015
2. De Soto Stone
miles away); Arsenal Anvil (approx. 9.9 miles away); In Honor of James Joseph Reeb (approx. 9.9 miles away); Selma Navy Yard and Ordnance Works (approx. 9.9 miles away); Site of Selma-Dallas County’s 1st Bridge 1884-1940 (approx. 10 miles away).
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
View west on U.S. 80 image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 25, 2015
3. View west on U.S. 80
View of side of stone. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 25, 2015
4. View of side of stone.
The view east on U.S. Highway 80 image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 25, 2015
5. The view east on U.S. Highway 80
Hernando De Soto image. Click for full size.
By John Sartain engraving., circa 1858
6. Hernando De Soto
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 283 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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