Abbeville in Henry County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Abbeville/Seven Flags and an Arrow Over Abbeville
Pre-historical man: Creek Indian Nation, West 1519-1814; Spanish Florida 1540-1702; French Louisiana 1702-1763; British West Florida 1763-1780; Spanish West Florida 1780-1813; United States 1813-1861; Georgia Territory 1732-1802; Mississippi Territory 1798-1804; Alabama Territory 1817-1819; Washington County 1800-1812; Connecuh County 1818-1819; Confederate States of America 1861-1865; United States 1865-
Abbe, an Indian name of nearby creek meaning a grove of dogwood trees.
Erected 1978 by Historic Chattahoochee Commission and Henry County Historical Society.
Location. 31° 34.299′ N, 85° 14.953′ W. Marker is in Abbeville, Alabama, in Henry County. Click for map. Located in front of the Abbeville city offfice building. Marker is at or near this postal address: East Washington Street, Abbeville AL 36310, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this A County Older Than the State (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry, The Mother County (about 300 feet away); Methodist Episcopal Church, South (about 800 feet away); The First Baptist Church of Abbeville/Abbeville Pioneer Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); The Bethune-Kennedy House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Southeast Alabama Agricultural School / First Free Secondary School in Alabama (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abbeville Southern Railroad/Pelham House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rosa Parks Lived Here (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Abbeville.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
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