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Near Hillsboro in Lawrence County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Home of Gen. Joe Wheeler

 
 
Home of Gen. Joe Wheeler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 6, 2014
1. Home of Gen. Joe Wheeler Marker
Inscription.  The record of his service shines in letters of living light in the annals of his country's history.
 
Erected 1930 by P.T.A. and Schools of Lawrence County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, Spanish-AmericanWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 34° 39.141′ N, 87° 15.032′ W. Marker is near Hillsboro, Alabama, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Alternate U.S. 72 and County Road 377, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 72Alternate . Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12280 Alabama Highway 20, Hillsboro AL 35643, 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. Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler (a few steps from this marker); Home of Annie Wheeler (within shouting distance of this marker); McMahon House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Courtland Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Courtland Presbyterian Church (approx. 3˝ miles away); Early Roads / One of the South's First Railroads 1832
New Historic Markers for Home of Joe & Annie Wheeler image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 29, 2017
2. New Historic Markers for Home of Joe & Annie Wheeler
(approx. 3˝ miles away); American Legion - Post 58 (approx. 3˝ miles away); Courtland's Early Architecture (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
 
Also see . . .  The Friends of the Joe Wheeler Home Foundation. (Submitted on September 7, 2014.)
 
Home of Gen. Joe Wheeler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 6, 2014
3. Home of Gen. Joe Wheeler Marker
Home of Gen. Joe Wheeler Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 6, 2014
4. Home of Gen. Joe Wheeler Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 612 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 6, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   2. submitted on April 29, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   3, 4. submitted on September 6, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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