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

“Die Deutsche Kolonie Von Nord Alabama”

Historic District

 
 
“Die Deutsche Kolonie Von Nord Alabama” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
1. “Die Deutsche Kolonie Von Nord Alabama” Marker
Inscription.  “Die Deutsche Kolonie Von Nord Alabama” (The German Colony of North Alabama) lies south of Highway 278E and consists of 27 blocks containing 135 buildings representing various types of historic architecture. The District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

The Cullman Downtown Commercial Historic District, which includes First, Second, and Third Avenues, NE and SE, as well as Third and Fourth Streets, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.
 
Erected by Alabama Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1984.
 
Location. 34° 10.6′ N, 86° 50.317′ W. Marker is in Cullman, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street Northeast (U.S. 278) and 4th Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling east on 3rd Street Northeast. Located next to the First United Methodist Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 3rd Street Northeast, Cullman AL 35055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
“Die Deutsche Kolonie Von Nord Alabama” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
2. “Die Deutsche Kolonie Von Nord Alabama” Marker
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distance of this marker. Betz Addition Historic District (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sand Mountain Plateau (approx. 0.2 miles away); Weiss Cottage (approx. ¼ mile away); St. John’s Evangelical Protestant Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Johann Gottfried Cullmann (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cullman, Alabama (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cullman Railroad Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); King Pharr Canning Company Operated Here (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cullman.
 
Example of the buildings in the district. image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
3. Example of the buildings in the district.
Example of the buildings in the district. image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
4. Example of the buildings in the district.
Example of the buildings in the district. image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 31, 2010
5. Example of the buildings in the district.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,519 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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