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Pickens County War Memorial

 
 
Pickens County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton
1. Pickens County War Memorial
Inscription.  
Left
To the memory of the Spanish American and World War Veterans.

Center
Pickens County tribute to the men who wore the grey and were faithful to the end.

Right
To our beloved women of the Confederacy the Spanish American and the World War.
 
Erected 1927 by Friends and Patriotic Citizens of Pickens County.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, World I.
 
Location. 33° 15.716′ N, 88° 5.691′ W. Marker is in Carrollton, Alabama, in Pickens County. Memorial is at the intersection of Courthouse Square (Alabama Route 17) and Tuscaloosa Street (Alabama Route 86), on the left when traveling north on Courthouse Square. Located on east side of the old County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Courthouse Sq, Carrollton AL 35447, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pickens County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Kelly - Stone - Hill Place (about 300 feet away, measured

Pickens County War Memorial at the Old Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 22, 2021
2. Pickens County War Memorial at the Old Courthouse.
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in a direct line); Aliceville First Baptist Church (approx. 8.9 miles away); R. J. Kirksey High School (approx. 9.4 miles away); a different marker also named Aliceville First Baptist Church (approx. 9.7 miles away); Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railroad Depot (approx. 9.9 miles away); Aliceville Prisoner of War Camp (approx. 11 miles away); First City Hall - Jail (approx. 11.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carrollton.
 
Regarding Pickens County War Memorial. This monument, dedicated on July 4, 1927, includes life-size marble figures of soldiers atop a granite base, and granite benches and pedestals. On the pedestal beneath the doughboy and female figures is a dedication to honor veterans of the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, and World War I, as well as women on the home front.
 
Pickens County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 22, 2021
3. Pickens County War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Jun. 20, 2021