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Fairhope in Baldwin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Welcome to the Fairhope Pier

Fairhope’s ‘town square’

 
 
Welcome to the Fairhope Pier Fairhope’s ‘town square’ Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 17, 2019
1. Welcome to the Fairhope Pier Fairhope’s ‘town square’ Marker
Inscription.  The first Fairhope pier was built in 1895. In the early years, the wooden pier served as a commercial dock for the bay boats. The first concrete pier was built in 1968 and remained in use until being severely damaged by Hurricane Ivan in 2004 and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. After renovations, the Fairhope Pier reopened on November 22, 2006.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
 
Location. 30° 31.483′ N, 87° 54.843′ W. Marker is in Fairhope, Alabama, in Baldwin County. Marker is on 4 N Beach Road. Fairhope Municipal Pier. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fairhope AL 36532, 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. Marietta Johnson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tears of Sorrow (approx. 0.2 miles away); Land, Capital, Labor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Craig Turner Sheldon (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fairhope Museum of History (approx. 0.7 miles away); Confederate Rest Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away); Brodbeck and Zundel General Merchandise Store
Welcome to the Fairhope Pier Fairhope’s ‘town square’ Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 17, 2019
2. Welcome to the Fairhope Pier Fairhope’s ‘town square’ Marker
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(approx. 3½ miles away); City of Daphne (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairhope.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2019, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2019, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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