Tuscumbia in Colbert County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Tuscumbia Railway First Railroad west of Alleghenies
Erected by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 34° 43.951′ N, 87° 42.309′ W. Marker is in Tuscumbia, Alabama, in Colbert County. Marker is at the intersection of West 5th Street and South Water Street, on the right when traveling west on West 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 204 West 5th Street, Tuscumbia AL 35674, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. History of Tuscumbia, Alabama (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colbert County Courthouse Square District (about 600 feet away); Howell Thomas Heflin (about 600 feet away); American Indian History Petrified Conifer Tree / Petrified Lycopod Tree Stump (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tuscumbia Big Spring (approx. 0.2 miles away); U. S. Army M60A3 Main Battle Tank (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscumbia.
Also see . . .
1. The Story of First Railway West Alleghey Mountains. Sunday Morning, August 17, 1958 in Times Daily page 8 section 2 It Happened at Tuscumbia: by Nina Leftwich (Submitted on March 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA.)
2. Digging Up History, Tuscumbia workers undercover railway treasures. The Gadsden Times Tuesday April 10, 2007 (Submitted on March 10, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 1,501 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.