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Johann Gottfried Cullmann

 
 
Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
1. Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker
Inscription. Born Frankwetler, Bavarta, Germany July 2, 1823
Died Cullman, Alabama December 3, 1895
Colonel Cullmann Founded the City of Cullman, Alabama, in 1873.
Later, in 1877, he founded Cullman County. He also established the Alabama Towns of Bangor, Berlin, Bremen, Garden City and Vinemont.
Because of his inspirational leadership and humanitarian influence, approximately 20,000 Bavarian and German immigrants settled in this area.
 
Location. 34° 10.794′ N, 86° 50.618′ W. Marker is in Cullman, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker is on 2nd Ave., NE. Click for map. Located on 2nd Ave NE and Arnold St NE. Facing 2nd Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 2nd Ave NE, Cullman AL 35055, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cullman, Alabama (a few steps from this marker); Cullman Railroad Depot (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Die Deutsche Kolonie Von Nord Alabama” (approx. 0.4 miles away); Weiss Cottage (approx. 0.4 miles away); Betz Addition Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sand Mountain Plateau
Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
2. Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker
(approx. half a mile away); St. John’s Evangelical Protestant Church (approx. half a mile away); Evangelical Protestant Church (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Cullman.
 
Additional comments.
1. Birthplace of Johann Gottfried Cullman
Although the marker mentions "Frankwetler, Bavarta, Germany" as Gottfried's birthplace, this is probably an error and should be Frankweiler, Bavaria.
    — Submitted May 19, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

 
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Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
3. Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker
This statue was erected by donations from the citizens of Frankweiler, Germany and Cullman, Alabama
Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
4. Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker
Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
5. Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker
Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
6. Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker
Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
7. Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker
Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
8. Johann Gottfried Cullmann Marker
 
 
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