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Eufaula in Barbour County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Eufaula

Incorporated, December 19, 1857

 

— Bluff City on the Chattahoochee. —

 
Eufaula Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 14, 2011
1. Eufaula Marker
Inscription.  Lower Creek village of the Eufaula Indians antedating 1733. Early white settlers began moving into the village called Yufala in 1823. Irwinton chartered 1832, and renamed Eufaula in 1843.

Hub of a prosperous plantation region with thriving river trade, many ante bellum homes remain as signs of its wealth and culture.

After becoming an inland port in 1963, industries began locating here.
 
Erected 1967 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions.
 
Location. 31° 53.584′ N, 85° 8.434′ W. Marker is in Eufaula, Alabama, in Barbour County. Marker is on East Broad Street 0.1 miles north of North Livingston Ave, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eufaula AL 36027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Creek Town of Eufaula (within shouting distance of this marker); The Town of Irwinton (within shouting distance of this marker); The Second Creek War in the Eufaula Area (within shouting distance of this marker); The City of Eufaula
Eufaula Marker at new location. image. Click for full size.
By James L.Whitman, January 3, 2021
2. Eufaula Marker at new location.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Central Railroad of Georgia Freight Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); William Thomas "Tom" Mann / Eufaula, Alabama (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War I Doughboy (about 500 feet away); Cotton and Creek Country (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eufaula.
 
Former location near Eufaula Home image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 12, 2011
3. Former location near Eufaula Home
Former location of Eufaula Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 14, 2011
4. Former location of Eufaula Marker
Looking north on North Eufaula Avenue
Former location of marker. image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 14, 2011
5. Former location of marker.
Looking across the south-bound lane of North Eufaula Avenue (US Highway 431) at the Drewery-Mitchell-Moorer House, built in 1848 in the Italianate style.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 1,034 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on January 3, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. Photos:   1. submitted on October 17, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on January 4, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama.   3. submitted on October 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   4, 5. submitted on October 17, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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