Guntersville in Marshall County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Founder of Guntersville.
He and his wife Catherine,
a Cherokee Indian chief,
beloved American humorist.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
Location. 34° 21.822′ N, 86° 17.455′ W. Marker is in Guntersville, Alabama, in Marshall County. Marker is at the intersection of Florida Short Route/Gunter Avenue (U.S. 431) and Lurleen B Wallace Drive, on the right when traveling south on Florida Short Route/Gunter Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Guntersville AL 35976, 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. History of Guntersville (here, next to this marker); Veterans of Foreign Wars Marshall County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Events in Marshall County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Section of Core (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ravine Used For Protection Against Yankee Shelling (approx. 0.6 miles away); Federal Troops Burn Guntersville During Civil War (approx. 1.4 miles away); Major Paramore's Federal Bombardment of Guntersville (approx. 1.4 miles away); Claysville Junior High School (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guntersville.
Regarding John Gunter. According to the lady at the visitor center, it is not known exactly where John Gunter and his wife are buried.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,489 times since then and 121 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 20, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.