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

Dedicated to Memory of African Slaves

 
 
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By James L.Whitman, August 26, 2021
1. Dedicated Marker
Inscription.  To the memory of the African slaves who lived, worked, worshipped and died here at April, 1857. These 23 were baptized members of the Pea River Presbyterian Church

Moses · Dilley · Hanner
Mary · Calvin · Sarah
Henry · Anakey · Hannah
Handy · Patience · Primus
Jack · Pinkney · Townson
Lettuce · Lucinda · George
Napsey · Salley · Minnis
Elizabeth · Thomas

Truly, they are free at last
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
 
Location. 31° 44.298′ N, 85° 36.186′ W. Marker is near Clio, Alabama, in Barbour County. Marker can be reached from Alabama Route 51 north of Clio Short Road, on the right when traveling north. Located in Pea River Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clio AL 36017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Barbour County's "Little Scotland"/Pea River Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Pea River Presbyterian Church Cemetery
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By James L.Whitman, September 4, 2021
2. Dedicated to Memory of African Slaves Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Barbour County High School (approx. 2.2 miles away); Louisville World War II Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Old County Court House (approx. 4˝ miles away); Louisville (approx. 4.6 miles away); Louisville and "Old Alabama" (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Battles of Hobdy's Bridge and Pea River (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clio.
 
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By James L.Whitman, September 4, 2021
3. Dedicated to Memory of African Slaves Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on August 29, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama.   2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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