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Atmore in Escambia County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Watson Cabin

 
 
Watson Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 5, 2019
1. Watson Cabin Marker
Inscription.  

Built in Wilcox County, Alabama
1845
this ancestral home of the Watson
family was donated to
Leadership Atmore in 1999.
In memory of
Rupert Basil Watson
1905 – 1981

 
Erected by Atmore Historical Society.
 
Location. 31° 1.079′ N, 87° 29.652′ W. Marker is in Atmore, Alabama, in Escambia County. Marker can be reached from South Main Street south of West School Street, on the left when traveling north. Located within Heritage Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: West Main Street, Atmore AL 36502, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Williams Station, Alabama 1866-1897 / Atmore Alabama (approx. 0.4 miles away); Escambia County Training School (approx. 1.3 miles away); Canoe Station (approx. 5.1 miles away); Perdido Vineyards (approx. 9.2 miles away); History of Lottie, Alabama (approx. 10.7 miles away).
 
Regarding Watson Cabin. The Watson Cabin belonged to the Atmore Leadership
Watson Cabin & marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 5, 2019
2. Watson Cabin & marker
Marker can be seen to the right of the light pole.
Corporation, and the Atmore Historical Society signed agreements and a bill of sale, with the city of Atmore to officially, legally transfer ownership of the Peavy-Webb Building and the Watson Cabin to the historical society. The Watson Cabin will be set up as a museum to house the societies collections and tell the story of Atmore’s history.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Watson Cabin can be seen behind the Heritage Park signage. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 5, 2019
3. The Watson Cabin can be seen behind the Heritage Park signage.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 145 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 7, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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