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

William Wyatt Bibb

1781-1820

 
 
William Wyatt Bibb Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 26, 2020
1. William Wyatt Bibb Marker
Marker was repainted and reinstalled.
Inscription.  
First governor of Alabama
Buried 2 miles east —→
Only governor of Alabama Territory
1817-1819
First governor of state
1819-1820

Died in office after riding accident.
Succeeded by brother, Thomas Bibb.

 
Erected 1954 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1817.
 
Location. 32° 28.79′ N, 86° 21.715′ W. Marker is in Millbrook, Alabama, in Elmore County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Alabama Route 143) and Coosada Road, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3390 Main Street, Millbrook AL 36054, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II Memorial Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named William Wyatt Bibb (approx. 1.9 miles away); Rocky Mount Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Robinson Springs Camp Confederate Monument (approx.
View of marker looking north on Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 26, 2020
2. View of marker looking north on Main Street.
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2˝ miles away); Robinson Springs Neighborhood (approx. 2˝ miles away); Robinson Springs United Methodist Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Pratt Gin Factory (approx. 5.4 miles away); Happy Hollow (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Millbrook.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Missing Marker
This marker is now missing. The post remains but the actual plaque is gone. Unsure if it was stolen or just needs repair.
    — Submitted July 22, 2018, by Jon Pridgen of Millbrook, Alabama.

2. Marker reinstalled after restoration.
The same marker has been restored and reinstalled on the same post.
    — Submitted April 26, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
William Wyatt Bibb Marker in front of Chamber of Commerce. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 26, 2020
3. William Wyatt Bibb Marker in front of Chamber of Commerce.
William Wyatt Bibb image. Click for full size.
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4. William Wyatt Bibb
Grave marker of William Wyatt Bibb. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 8, 2014
5. Grave marker of William Wyatt Bibb.
William Wyatt Bibb Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 8, 2014
6. William Wyatt Bibb Marker Area
Building in background was formerly the Millbrook City Hall, now it is the Chamber of Commerce.
William Wyatt Bibb Marker before restoration. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 8, 2014
7. William Wyatt Bibb Marker before restoration.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 8, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 635 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   4. submitted on January 8, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   5. submitted on April 26, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   6. submitted on January 8, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   7. submitted on August 20, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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