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Hillsboro in Lawrence County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Home of Annie Wheeler

 
 
Home of Annie Wheeler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 8, 2009
1. Home of Annie Wheeler Marker
Marker next to Gen. Joseph Wheeler marker.
Inscription.  
Born July 31, 1868 ~ Died April 10, 1955
Daughter of General Joseph Wheeler

Gallantly served her country three times on foreign soil.

Volunteer nurse, Santiago, Cuba~1898.

Spanish~American War and Manila, P.I. ~1899 during Philippine Insurrection.

Red Cross Worker with A.E.F. France, World War I ~1918.

Beloved as a humanitarian and benefactor of mankind.
 
Erected 1955 by the General Joseph Wheeler Memorial Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkWar, Spanish-AmericanWar, World IWomen.
 
Location. 34° 39.122′ N, 87° 15.04′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, Alabama, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Alternate U.S. 72 and County Road 377 on U.S. 72Alternate . Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12280 AL 20 / US 72 Alt, Hillsboro AL 35643, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of Gen. Joe Wheeler (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler
Home of Annie Wheeler Marker (New Marker) image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 29, 2017
2. Home of Annie Wheeler Marker (New Marker)
(within shouting distance of this marker); McMahon House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Courtland Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Courtland Presbyterian Church (approx. 3˝ miles away); Early Roads / One of the South's First Railroads 1832 (approx. 3˝ miles away); American Legion - Post 58 (approx. 3˝ miles away); Courtland's Early Architecture (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. Miss Annie Wheeler Dies Sunday. Florence Times April 11, 1955 Monday (Submitted on April 6, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 

2. Annie Early Wheeler. Find A Grave entry. (Submitted on August 29, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

3. The Friends of the Joe Wheeler Home Foundation. (Submitted on September 7, 2014.)
 
Home of Annie Wheeler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 29, 2017
3. Home of Annie Wheeler Marker
Home of Annie Wheeler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 6, 2014
4. Home of Annie Wheeler Marker
Annie Wheeler, "The Angel of Santiago" image. Click for full size.
By Find A Grave, unknown
5. Annie Wheeler, "The Angel of Santiago"
Miss Annie Wheeler in her volunteer's uniform around the time of the Spanish-American War.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 2,251 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 6, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   4. submitted on September 6, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   5. submitted on August 29, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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