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

Andrew Jackson

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, August 25, 2009
1. Andrew Jackson Marker
Inscription.  On this spot, camped his army, October 11, 1813, after marching from Fayetteville, Tenn.,~"32 miles without halting,"~ enroute to the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.
 
Erected 1951 by Erected by ACME Club, Huntsville.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list.
 
Location. 34° 44.017′ N, 86° 35.062′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Holmes Avenue and Lincoln St., NE on Holmes Avenue. Located in the triangle of Holmes Ave Ne, Lincoln St NE sign is facing Lincoln St. in the median. 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. Old Town Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Temple B’nai Sholom (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Methodism brought into area 1807 First United Methodist Church (about 800 feet away); Central Presbyterian Church
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Randolph Street Church Of Christ (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Huntsville Female College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Mary's Church of the Visitation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Calhoun House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Horseshoe Bend 1814. Known as Tohopeka, Cholocco Litabixbee or Horseshoe (Submitted on May 5, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 1,543 times since then and 52 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 5, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Oct. 24, 2020