Fort Payne in DeKalb County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Site of the Willstown Mission
Supt Ard Hoyt
Missionary to the
Here and at Brainerd
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Trail of Tears series list.
Location. 34° 28.495′ N, 85° 40.853′ W. Marker is in Fort Payne, Alabama, in DeKalb County. Marker is on 38th Street Northeast south of Godfrey Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Payne AL 35967, 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. Fort Payne Opera House (approx. 3 miles away); Boom Town Historic District (approx. 3.1 miles away); Confederate Monument (approx. 3.1 miles away); Fort Payne’s Fort (approx. 3.1 miles away); Sequoyah (approx. 3.1 miles away); Wills Town Mission (approx. 3.1 miles away); Alabama (approx. 3.1 miles away); Cherokee Indian Removal (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Payne.
Also see . . . The Cherokee Nation in DeKalb County History. (Submitted on October 16, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
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