Near Banks in Pike County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Hobdy's Bridge: Last Indian Battles in Alabama
Erected 2008 by the Lower Creek Muscogee Tribe East, Star Clan, Inc. Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1836.
Location. 31° 47.176′ N, 85° 40.234′ W. Marker is near Banks, Alabama, in Pike County. Marker is on Alabama Route 130, 1.7 miles west of County Road 9, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Banks AL 36005, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pea River Presbyterian Church CemeteryBarbour County's "Little Scotland"/Pea River Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Dedicated to Memory of African Slaves (approx. 5.2 miles away); Barbour County High School (approx. 6.4 miles away); Louisville World War II Memorial (approx. 6½ miles away); Louisville and "Old Alabama" (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Battles of Hobdy's Bridge and Pea River (approx. 6.9 miles away); Louisville (approx. 6.9 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker has been cracked in two and repaired. It is some 700 yards west of the Pea River.
A different historic marker, with the title Hobdy's Bridge, was put up by the Southeastern Muscogee Nation in the 50’s. This marker replaced that one in 2008, but it is now severed in half.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Hodby's Bridge - Desperate Fight on the Pea River. (Submitted on December 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Skirmish at Hobdy's Bridge - Last Man Killed in the Civil War. (Submitted on December 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.