Near Hillsboro in Lawrence County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Home of Gen. Joe Wheeler
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-American • War, 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 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. Website homepage entry (Submitted on September 7, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 689 times since then and 61 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.