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Spring Garden in Cherokee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Spring Garden

 
 
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By Angela Nichols, March 13, 2018
1. Spring Garden Marker
Inscription.  Was originally named Ambersonville after one of the early families that settled the community. A post office was established in 1842 as Liberty and changed to Spring Garden in 1844. The Selma, Rome and Dalton Railroad began rail service through the town in 1870. The line later became part of the Southern Railway and was abandoned in the 1970's.
 
Erected by Cherokee County Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 33° 58.388′ N, 85° 33.223′ W. Marker is in Spring Garden, Alabama, in Cherokee County. Marker is at the intersection of County Road 29 and County Road 27, on the left when traveling east on County Road 29. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Piedmont AL 36272, 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. Carmel Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ladiga Cavalry Skirmish (approx. 1.6 miles away); Cherokee County's Paul Revere (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Alabama Tennessee River Railroad
Spring Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Angela Nichols, March 13, 2018
2. Spring Garden Marker
(approx. 4.7 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Cross Plains - Piedmont (approx. 4.8 miles away); Piedmont First United Methodist Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Rock Run Furnace (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring Garden.
 
Spring Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Angela Nichols, March 13, 2018
3. Spring Garden Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 13, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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