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Seale in Russell County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mitchell-Ferrell-Powell House

 
 
Mitchell-Ferrell-Powell House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2013
1. Mitchell-Ferrell-Powell House Marker
Inscription.  Built in Glennville, Alabama by slave artisans in the early 1840's for James Billingslea and Rebecca Stone Mitchell. Moved by ox-cart and reassembled by free citizens at the present site in 1867 or 1869. Purchased in 1895 by Hugh Bennett and Jessie Elvira Screws Ferrell. Purchased and restored in 1978 by Vernon H. and Minnie D. Powell.
 
Erected 1988 by The Historic Chattahoochee Commission and The Ferrell Family.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 32° 17.889′ N, 85° 10.398′ W. Marker was in Seale, Alabama, in Russell County. Marker was on Cutchin Drive (Alabama Route 26) just west of Old Seale Highway, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 21 Cutchin Drive, Seale AL 36875, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Old Russell County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Creek Settlements in Russell County (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Second Creek War in Russell County
Only mounting pole is left from marker. image. Click for full size.
By James L.Whitman, January 3, 2021
2. Only mounting pole is left from marker.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Early Russell County and the Town of Seale (approx. 0.3 miles away); Seale United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Holland McTyeire Smith (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Bacon McDonald (approx. 0.7 miles away); Villula (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seale.
 
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Mitchell-Ferrell-Powell House image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2013
3. Mitchell-Ferrell-Powell House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 613 times since then and 35 times this year. Last updated on January 3, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. Photos:   1. submitted on October 16, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   2. submitted on January 4, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama.   3. submitted on October 16, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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