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Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Madison County

 
 
Madison County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, May 24, 2008
1. Madison County Marker
Inscription.  Made a county in 1808 by order of Governor of Mississippi Territory.
Area ceded 1805, 1806 by Cherokees, Chickasaws.
This was the first land in Alabama ceded by these great civilized tribes.
 
Erected 1953 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1808.
 
Location. 34° 43.839′ N, 86° 35.099′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Northside Square and Eastside Square, on the left when traveling west on Northside Square. Located on the grounds of the Madison County Courthouse on the northeast corner. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site The Huntsville Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Tallulah Bankhead / I. Schiffman Building (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Randolph Street Church Of Christ (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Monument (about 300 feet away); Harrison Brothers Hardware (about 300 feet away); Major General H.N. Toftoy, USA. (about 300 feet away); First Bank In Alabama (about 400 feet away); Erected in 1835 (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
 
Madison County Marker next to the Madison County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, May 24, 2008
2. Madison County Marker next to the Madison County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 22, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,472 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 22, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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