Tuscumbia in Colbert County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Jackson's Military Road
From this location, the Military Road continues south and crossed Spring Creek, then ascended Colbert Mountain, and passed just west of present-day Littleville. It proceeded to Good Spring in Franklin County, and on through Russellville. Jackson Highway (old U. S. No. 43), built in the 1920s,
Erected by Sponsored by Colbert County Historical Landmark Foundation and Cemetery Restoration Alabama Historical Association.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1786.
Location. 34° 43.807′ N, 87° 42.139′ W. Marker is in Tuscumbia, Alabama, in Colbert County. Marker is at the intersection of South Dickson Street and East 7th Street, on the right when traveling south on South Dickson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscumbia AL 35674, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sacred Tears (within shouting distance of this marker); Cold Water FallsPetrified Conifer Tree / Petrified Lycopod Tree Stump (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tuscumbia Big Spring (about 400 feet away); History of Tuscumbia, Alabama (about 600 feet away); American Indian History (approx. 0.2 miles away); U. S. Army M60A3 Main Battle Tank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tuscumbia Railway First Railroad west of Alleghenies (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscumbia.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 13, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 2,957 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on May 18, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 13, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.