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

Athens Big Spring Memorial Park

 
 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, November 13, 2010
1. Athens Big Spring Memorial Park Marker
Inscription.  Dedicated to the early settlers, men and women who served in the armed forces and kept our country free. August 12, 1989.
 
Erected 1989.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Heroes.
 
Location. 34° 48.183′ N, 86° 58.017′ W. Marker is in Athens, Alabama, in Limestone County. Marker can be reached from Beaty Street North east of Market Street/Buck Island Road. Monument is located in the Big Spring Memorial Park adjacent to the entrance sign. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Beaty Street North, Athens AL 35611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Town Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trinity School Cistern (about 700 feet away); Faces of Market Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Circle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Athens College Veteran's Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); East Side of Square (approx. ¼ mile away); Athens College (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
Athens Big Spring Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, November 13, 2010
2. Athens Big Spring Memorial Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,143 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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