Valley Head in DeKalb County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Site of Cherokee Council Tree
The giant Black Spanish Oak
Taught his newly invented
Tree felled by a storm
Erected 1955 by Valley Head Womens Club.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Horticulture & Forestry • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Historic Trees 🌲 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1934.
Location. 34° 34.074′ N, 85° 36.891′ W. Marker is in Valley Head, Alabama, in DeKalb County. Marker is at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and Mountain Street, on the right when traveling west on Railroad Avenue. Marker is located on the grounds of the Winston Place Antebellum Mansion. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 353 Railroad Avenue, Valley Head AL 35989, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Former Site Of Battelle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town Of Mentone (approx. 1.7 miles away); The A. A. Miller DamThe Road to Chickamauga (approx. 6˝ miles away); Site of the Willstown Mission (approx. 7˝ miles away); Fort Payne Opera House (approx. 10.4 miles away); Alpine, Georgia (approx. 10.4 miles away in Georgia); Boom Town Historic District (approx. 10.4 miles away).
Also see . . . History of Valley Head, Alabama. (Submitted on February 27, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,005 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 27, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.