“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Talladega in Talladega County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)

The Joiner Family

The Joiner Family Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Julia Frost, May 8, 2010
1. The Joiner Family Marker
Inscription.  The distinguished Joiner family lived here in an imposing mansion, demolished in 1970.
James H. Joiner: Pioneer in Talladega's progress while publisher, 1844-73, of one of Alabama's most influential newspapers - The Democratic Watchtower. George A. Joiner (son): Confederate naval officer, publisher, politician, educator, business, religious and fraternal leader.
Jeanette Alabama Joiner (granddaughter): Educator. Manly R. Joiner (grandson): Mayor of Talladega - 1922-1926 and 1929-1935.
Sarah Enfield Joiner (granddaughter): Educator and author. Nationally known for her book, Graded Lessons in Speech, used throughout the US in schools for the deaf.
Erected 1972 by The General John H. Forney Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducationGovernment & PoliticsWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1970.
Location. 33° 26.532′ N, 86° 6.035′ W. Marker is in Talladega, Alabama, in Talladega County. Marker is on Brignola St,
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¼ mile east of N East st (Alabama Highway 77). Marker sits in the current location of the Talladega AT&T Central Office. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Talladega AL 35160, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Talladega Courthouse Square Historic District (approx. half a mile away); USS Talladega (APA-208) (approx. half a mile away); Battle Of Talladega (approx. half a mile away); Auburn University And Birmingham-Southern College Began In Talladega, 1854 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Presbyterian Home For Children (approx. one mile away); Mardisville (approx. 5.2 miles away); Jackson Trace (approx. 5.2 miles away); Battle of Munford (approx. 10.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Talladega.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2010, by Julia Frost of Hoover, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,109 times since then and 8 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 24, 2010, by Julia Frost of Hoover, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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