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Hatton in Lawrence County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Trickem

— Legends & Lore —

 
 
Trickem Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2021
1. Trickem Marker
Inscription.  
A saloon and its whiskey
-“Tricky Trickum Stuff"-
purportedly inspired area's
name in 1850s. After 1882
adopted more dignified Hatton.
 
Erected 2020 by Alabama Folklife Association, William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 86.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation Legends & Lore Series series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1882.
 
Location. 34° 33.873′ N, 87° 24.877′ W. Marker is in Hatton, Alabama, in Lawrence County. Marker is on Alabama Route 101 south of County Road 147, on the right when traveling south. Across from Hatton Fire Station #3. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7144 AL-101, Town Creek AL 35672, 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. Old Bethel Baptist Church (approx. 6.3 miles away); Byler's Old Turnpike (approx. 6.7 miles away); O.C. Stanley Grocery and Service Station (approx. 8.1
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miles away); Courtland Army Air Field (CAAF): Facilities/Deactivation (approx. 8½ miles away); Courtland Army Air Field (CAAF): Beginnings/Flight Schools (approx. 8½ miles away); Anne Newport Royall (approx. 9 miles away); A County Older Than The State (approx. 9.1 miles away); Confederate Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. William G. Pomeroy Foundation website article about Trickem marker. (Submitted on August 27, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Moulton Advertiser article on dedication of marker. (Submitted on August 27, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Trickem Marker with Hatton fire station in background. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 27, 2021
2. Trickem Marker with Hatton fire station in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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