Clayton in Barbour County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1991 by Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Clayton Historic Preservation Authority.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1865.
Location. 31° 52.729′ N, 85° 26.973′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clayton AL 36016, 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. Barbour County / Early Barbour County Commissioners (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Clayton, Alabama/Clayton’s Architectural Heritage (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jere Locke Beasley (about 300 feet away); Grace Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); In Loving Memory of the Clayton Soldiers of the World War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Miller – Martin Townhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); George Corley Wallace, Lurleen Burns Wallace Governors of Alabama (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Baptist Church Cemetery (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clayton.
Regarding Octagon House. The Octagon House is the only antebellum example of octagon-style architecture remaining in Alabama, and one of few in country.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2010, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,568 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2010, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.