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Near Whatley in Clarke County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Indian Trail

 
 
Old Indian Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, September 25, 2011
1. Old Indian Trail Marker
Inscription.  Here passed the Old Indian Trail used as a dividing line between the Choctaw and Creek Tribes.

General Andrew Jackson and his troops rested here for the night in 1813.
 
Erected 1931 by Elizabeth Bradford Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansRoads & VehiclesWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1813.
 
Location. 31° 40.448′ N, 87° 39.391′ W. Marker is near Whatley, Alabama, in Clarke County. Marker is on Old Line Road (County Road 35) 2 miles north of U.S. 84, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whatley AL 36482, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Line Road (approx. 2.7 miles away); Whatley, Alabama (approx. 3.6 miles away); Kimbell - James Massacre (approx. 3.9 miles away); Reverend Timothy Horton Ball, A. M.
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(approx. 3.9 miles away); Fort Sinquefield (approx. 4.3 miles away); Suggsville (approx. 6.4 miles away); John Murphy (approx. 7.3 miles away); The Alston-Cobb House (approx. 7˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whatley.
 
Old Indian Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, September 25, 2011
2. Old Indian Trail Marker
Old Indian Trail Marker located to the right under the trees. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, September 25, 2011
3. Old Indian Trail Marker located to the right under the trees.
Location of the Old Indian Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By TRCP Alliance, September 25, 2011
4. Location of the Old Indian Trail Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,640 times since then and 151 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 26, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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