Houston in Winston County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Richard Elliott Payne
— 3/22/1826 - 3/25/1900 —
However, the county never actually seceded, and Payne later served in the Confederate Army. After the war he returned to banking, where he made his own currency using brown paper.
Alabama Division Sons of Confederate Veterans
Modern Woodmen Insurance
Sculptor Branko Medenica
Erected by Alabama Divison Sons of Confederate Veterans and Modern Woodmen Insurance.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 34° 8.465′ N, 87° 15.458′ W. Marker is in Houston, Alabama, in Winston County. Marker is at the intersection of County Road 63 and County Road 61, on the left when traveling south on County Road 63. Located at the Houston Historic Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4806 Co Rd 63, Houston AL 35572, 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. Willis Farris (here, next to this marker); John Anthony Winston (here, next to this marker); The Jail at Houston / Houston-County Seat of Winston (a few steps from this marker); M1841 Mountain Howitzer (a few steps from this marker); Former Site of Smith Schoolhouse (approx. 3.6 miles away); Early Post Office Site (approx. 4.3 miles away); Meek High School War Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away); Arley, Alabama (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
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