Opelika in Lee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Rosseau's Raid to East Alabama
Erected 2000 by the Opelika Historic Preservation Society and the Historic Chattahoochee Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 19, 1993.
Location. 32° 38.889′ N, 85° 22.757′ W. Marker is in Opelika, Alabama, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of South 8th Street and South Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 South Railroad Avenue, Opelika AL 36801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Opelika A Railroad Town/Opelika An Industrial City (within shouting South Railroad Avenue (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Railroad Avenue Historic District (about 500 feet away); Emmanuel Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); First United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); Lee County World War II Honor Roll (about 600 feet away); Pepperell Manufacturing Company (about 600 feet away); Lynching in America / Lynching in Lee County (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Opelika.
Also see . . . Encyclopedia of Alabama article on Rosseau's Raid. (Submitted on May 15, 2023, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 881 times since then and 108 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 6, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.