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Near Talladega in Talladega County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mardisville

Originally called Jumper's Spring.

 
 
Mardisville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, November 21, 2020
1. Mardisville Marker
Inscription.  Site of U.S. Land Office for sale of lands ceded by Creek Indians, 1832. Early courts held here after Talladega County created. Named for Samuel W. Mardis, settled from Tennessee.
 
Erected 1953 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
 
Location. 33° 22.97′ N, 86° 9.363′ W. Marker is near Talladega, Alabama, in Talladega County. Marker is on Alabama Route 21 north of Mardisville Road (County Road 241), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Talladega AL 35160, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson Trace (here, next to this marker); Auburn University And Birmingham-Southern College Began In Talladega, 1854 (approx. 4.7 miles away); Battle Of Talladega (approx. 4.7 miles away); USS Talladega (APA-208) (approx.
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4.7 miles away); Talladega Courthouse Square Historic District (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Joiner Family (approx. 5.2 miles away); Presbyterian Home For Children (approx. 5.3 miles away); DeSoto Caverns (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Talladega.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Mardisville, Alabama. (Submitted on November 21, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
The view north from marker on AL-21. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, November 21, 2020
2. The view north from marker on AL-21.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 21, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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