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Heflin in Cleburne County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cleburne County

 
 
Cleburne County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Tibbs, May 27, 2008
1. Cleburne County Marker
Inscription.  
Cleburne County was created December 6, 1866, and was named for Confederate Major General Patrick R. Cleburne. He was born March 17, 1828 in Ireland. He was the South's highest-ranking foreign-born officer and one of the best of any nationality. General Cleburne was killed November 30, 1864 in the Battle of Franklin, Tennessee.
 
Erected by General Patrick R. Cleburne Chapter , United Daughters of The Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1808.
 
Location. 33° 38.996′ N, 85° 35.27′ W. Marker is in Heflin, Alabama, in Cleburne County. Marker is at the intersection of Vickery Street and Hunnicutt Street, on the right when traveling south on Vickery Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 406 Vickery Street, Heflin AL 36264, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Better Understandings, New Friendships (approx. 12 miles away); Muscogee (Creek) Nation
Cleburne County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Tibbs, May 27, 2008
2. Cleburne County Courthouse
The marker can be seen in the lower left hand side.
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(approx. 12 miles away); Reconstructing the Cultural Landscape (approx. 12 miles away); Boiling Springs Road (approx. 12.1 miles away); Welcome to the Choccolocco Park (approx. 12.1 miles away); The Prehistoric, Protohistoric & Historic Periods (approx. 12.1 miles away); Mississippi Agriculture (approx. 12.1 miles away); a different marker also named Muscogee (Creek) Nation (approx. 12.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Patrick R. Cleburne. American Battlefield Trust website entry (Submitted on April 7, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. The Cleburne County Flag. Flags of the World website entry:
This flag was adopted March 14th, 2005. (Submitted on October 10, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.) 
 
Cleburne County Courthouse Side View image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Tibbs, May 27, 2008
3. Cleburne County Courthouse Side View
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,947 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on May 15, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jan. 27, 2023