Scottsboro in Jackson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Robert Thomas Scott
Incorporated by the state legislature on January 20, 1870, the town became an important commercial center and shipping point on the Memphis and Charleston Railroad.
Erected 1989 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Government & Politics • Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1868.
Location. 34° 40.35′ N, 86° 2.04′ W. Marker is in Scottsboro, Alabama, in Jackson County. Marker can be reached from E Laurel Street. Located on the Jackson County Courthouse grounds on the East Laurel Street side. Touch for map Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gen. Andrew Jackson (here, next to this marker); Jackson County Courthouse And The Scottsboro Boys (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Civil War Encampment in Scottsboro (approx. ¼ mile away); Scottsboro Railroad Depot (approx. ¼ mile away); College Hill Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Robert E. Jones, Jr. / Jones House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Robert Thomas Scott, Sr. (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scottsboro.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,119 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.