Near Leesburg in Cherokee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Tennessee, Alabama & Georgia Railway
Erected by Cherokee County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Railroads & Streetcars.
Location. 34° 13.338′ N, 85° 43.439′ W. Marker is near Leesburg, Alabama, in Cherokee County. Marker is at the intersection of Blue Pond Road (State Highway 273) and County Road 365, on the right when traveling south on Blue Pond Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3595 AL-273, Leesburg AL 35983, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Round Mountain Iron Furnace (approx. 2.1 miles away); Sand Rock (approx. 2.8 miles away); Leesburg (approx. 3.6 miles away); Gen. John B. Hood Headquarters (approx. 4.7 miles away); Hatcher School (approx. 4.8 miles away); Mose Hampton 1808-1885 (approx. 5 miles away); John Johnathan Pratt (approx. 5.4 miles away); Cherokee County Courthouse (approx. 5˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesburg.
More about this marker. Yellow Creek Falls and Weiss Lake can be seen from this location.
Also see . . . Yellow Creek Falls - Weiss Lake. Snow covered Yellow Creek Falls - Weiss Lake Alabama above the old (TAG) Tennessee Alabama & Georgia Railway bridge trestle. The old railroad bed can be seen also. (Submitted on April 2, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 8, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 8, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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