Centre in Cherokee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Mose Hampton 1808-1885
Early Black Leader and Inventor in Cherokee County
Erected by Cherokee County Historical Society.
Location. 34° 9.308′ N, 85° 41.405′ W. Marker is in Centre, Alabama, in Cherokee County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Watson Drive, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Across from the Centre Police Dept (former USDA building). Marker is in this post office area: Centre AL 35960, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Johnathan Pratt (approx. half a mile away); Cherokee County Courthouse (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cherokee County's Beginnings (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jordan Big Store (approx. 0.7 miles away); J.D. Jordan Jr. House Cherokee County Historical Museum (approx. 0.7 miles away); Turkey Town Council Site (approx. 0.8 miles away); Garrett Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centre.
More about this marker. Thanks for Mr. & Mrs. Devote for granting us permission to place this marker on their property.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 12, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.