May 28th Celebration Battle and Antioch Communities
Russell County, Alabama
Since that time, May 28th has been established as a community holiday to commemorate a day of freedom, attracting celebrants from all over the nation.
"Thank God we are in His care"
Erected 1998 by the Russell County African American Historical Preservation Society, Inc, Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • War, US Civil.
Location. 32° 9.295′ N, 85° 18.459′ W. Marker is near Hurtsboro, Alabama, in Russell County. Marker is at the intersection of Mandy Road and Rutherford Road (County Road 49), on the right when traveling south on Mandy Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsview AL 36871, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spring Hill United Methodist Church (approx. 5˝ miles away); Ramah Baptist Church & Cemetery
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2020, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 17 times this year. Last updated on December 16, 2020, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. Photos: 1. submitted on December 7, 2020, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. 2. submitted on December 15, 2020, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. 3, 4. submitted on December 30, 2020, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.