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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.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 21, 2023
1. Johnson J. Hooper Marker
Marker repainted.
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 and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list.
 
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 at or near this postal address: 140 N Broadnax St, 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. Historic Dadeville (a few steps from this marker); Battle Of Horseshoe Bend (within shouting distance of this marker); Tallapoosa County World War I Memorial
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Tallapoosa County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Tallapoosa County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Tallapoosa County (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabama Mills WWII Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Dennis Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dadeville.
 
Johnson J. Hooper Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 21, 2023
2. Johnson J. Hooper Marker
Johnson Jones Hooper (June 9, 1815 – June 7, 1862) image. Click for full size.
Public domain, September 20, 2005
3. Johnson Jones Hooper (June 9, 1815 – June 7, 1862)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,621 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 21, 2023, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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