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

The Joiner Family

 
 
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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.
 
Location. 33° 26.532′ N, 86° 6.035′ W. Marker is in Talladega, Alabama, in Talladega County. Marker is on Brignola St 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
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within 12 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); Battle of Munford (approx. 10.3 miles away); A.J. Buttram Monument (approx. 10.3 miles away); Lincoln, Alabama (approx. 11.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Talladega.
 
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducationGovernment & PoliticsWomen
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2010, by Julia Frost of Hoover, Alabama. This page has been viewed 798 times since then and 13 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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