Livingston in Sumter County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
1736: First settlement by French at Ft. Tombecbee.
1830: U.S. got Choctaw Indian lands by Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek.
1832: County created by Act of State Legislature -- named for Gen. Thomas Sumter, "The Gamecock," South Carolina Revolutionary hero.
1833: Livingston made county seat.
Erected 1966 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 32° 34.961′ N, 88° 11.27′ W. Marker is in Livingston, Alabama, in Sumter County. Marker is at the intersection of Lafayette Street (U.S. 11) and Franklin Street, on the right when traveling south on Lafayette Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 Franklin Street, Livingston AL 35470, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sumter County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Livingston, Alabama / Livingston's Bored Well (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Livingston, Ala. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Livingston State College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sumter County's Covered Bridge Line 32° 28´ North Latitude (approx. 7.4 miles away); York Veterans War Memorial (approx. 9.2 miles away); History of York / The Coleman Center (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Livingston.
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Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Sumter County. (Submitted on February 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Native Americans • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 316 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 20, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.