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Near Cherokee in Colbert County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Levi Colbert Stand

 
 
Levi Colbert Stand Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 4, 2015
1. Levi Colbert Stand Marker
Inscription. Levi Colbert, a Chickasaw Chief, operated a stand near here that served Old Trace travelers in the early 1800's. Adjacent to this area was a spring which provided an abundant water supply.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Natchez Trace marker series.
 
Location. 34° 45.615′ N, 88° 1.401′ W. Marker is near Cherokee, Alabama, in Colbert County. Marker can be reached from Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 320.3), 0.2 miles south of Lee Highway (U.S. 72), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at the Buzzard Roost turnoff. Marker is in this post office area: Cherokee AL 35616, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History of Cherokee (approx. 2.9 miles away); Colbert's Stand (approx. 6.9 miles away); George Colbert Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away); Colbert Ferry (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Natchez Trace (approx. 7.8 miles away in Mississippi); Civil War Skirmish at The Barton Cemetery (approx. 8.2 miles away); Rock Spring (approx. 9.5 miles away); Tiny Jewels of the Air (approx. 9.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cherokee.
 
Also see . . .
Levi Colbert Stand Marker and Drawing image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 4, 2015
2. Levi Colbert Stand Marker and Drawing

1. Natchez Trace. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on June 25, 2015.) 

2. Buzzard Roost and Chief Levi Colbert - Alabama Legends. (Submitted on June 25, 2015.)
 
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Levi Colbert Stand Exhibit Kiosk image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 4, 2015
3. Levi Colbert Stand Exhibit Kiosk
Buzzard Roost Point of Interest image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 4, 2015
4. Buzzard Roost Point of Interest
Buzzard Roost Spring image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 4, 2015
5. Buzzard Roost Spring
Located a short distance from marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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