Near Athens in Limestone County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Limestone County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1810.
Location. 34° 48.187′ N, 87° 11.913′ W. Marker is near Athens, Alabama, in Limestone County. Marker is on Lee Highway (U.S. 72) 0.2 miles west of Wright Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Athens AL 35611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles Lucy's Branch / Legacy of The Little Elk Community (approx. 2 miles away); Copena Mound (approx. 2.2 miles away); Elk River Shoals (approx. 2.4 miles away); Lentzville Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Lauderdale County High School 1912 (approx. 5½ miles away); Lamb’s Ferry Road (approx. 5.6 miles away); Heritage Park (approx. 5.7 miles away); East End High School (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
Also see . . . Fort Hampton. Historical overview of the fort by Ricky "Butch" Walker, author and member of the Echota Cherokee Tribe of Alabama. (Submitted on August 4, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
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