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Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Camp Monte Sano

1888 to 1898

 
 
Camp Monte Sano Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 2, 2020
1. Camp Monte Sano Marker
Inscription.  Over 200 soldiers were sent from Fort Barancas, Fl. each summer 1888 to 1898 to recuperate from yellow fever and malaria. Approximately 20 acres with a hospital. Joseph Boan, son of Mary and Sgt. Joseph Boan was born at Camp Monte Sano July 1888. The boundaries of the camp were Monte Sano Blvd. west on Panorama Dr. and Hutchens Ave. to Crescent Circle.
Listed on the Alabama Register of Land-marks and Heritage
May 21, 2001

 
Erected by Monte Sano Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Science & Medicine.
 
Location. 34° 44.007′ N, 86° 31.911′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Panorama Drive Southeast and Monte Sano Boulevard Southeast, on the right when traveling west on Panorama Drive Southeast. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monte Sano Elementary School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Schrimsher Farm
Camp Monte Sano Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 2, 2020
2. Camp Monte Sano Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Lowell M. Anderson (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hotel Monte Sano (approx. 0.7 miles away); Historic Viduta / Hotel Monte Sano (approx. 0.7 miles away); Monte Sano Female Seminary (approx. 0.8 miles away); Trough Springs (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 5, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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