Troy in Pike County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Three Notch Road
from Ft. Barrancas, at Pensacola
to Ft. Bainbridge, S.E. of Tuskegee.
Here it joined Federal Road leading to
Ft. Mitchell in Russell County.
Road followed Indian trade trail
Became main road for settlers
and traders before railroads.
Scouts notched trees to mark
route that ran along this ridge.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 31° 48.465′ N, 85° 58.325′ W. Marker is in Troy, Alabama, in Pike County. Marker is at the intersection of South 3 Notch Street (U.S. 29) and East Church Street, on the right when traveling north on South 3 Notch Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 70 Court Square, Troy AL 36081, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Pike County WWI Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First United Methodist Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Historic Troy Post Office (about 600 feet away); Academy Street High School (approx. half a mile away); Chancellor's Residence (approx. 0.8 miles away); Janice Hawkins Park (approx. 0.9 miles away); Violata Pax Dove (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
Also see . . . Wikipedia note about 3 Notch Road in Troy. (Submitted on September 1, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 1, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.