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Dadeville in Tallapoosa County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Johnson J. Hooper

1815 - 1861

 
 
Johnson J. Hooper Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 2, 2009
1. Johnson J. Hooper Marker
Inscription.  Author, Editor, Lawyer Secretary of Congress, C.S.A. As a writer he created Captain Simon Suggs of the Tallapoosa Volunteers, fictional character whose humorous, rascally escapades of pioneer days in Alabama became world famous.
 
Erected 1953 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicGovernment & PoliticsWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 49.883′ N, 85° 45.813′ W. Marker is in Dadeville, Alabama, in Tallapoosa County. Marker is at the intersection of North Broadnax Street and East Cusseta Street, on the right when traveling north on North Broadnax Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dadeville AL 36853, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle Of Horseshoe Bend (within shouting distance of this marker); Tallapoosa County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Tallapoosa County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Tallapoosa County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial
Johnson J. Hooper Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 2, 2009
2. Johnson J. Hooper Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Tallapoosa County Peace Officers (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabama Mills WWII Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Fletcher Napoleon Farrington, Sr. (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grafenberg Medical Institute (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dadeville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,379 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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