Elba in Coffee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Joshua Marion Folsom
Eulala Dunnavant Folsom
James Elisha Folsom
October 9, 1908
46th Governor of Alabama
January 1947 — 1951
48th Governor of Alabama
January 1955 — 1959
His aim: To make life in Alabama
better for every citizen.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1947.
Location. 31° 24.755′ N, 86° 3.979′ W. Marker is in Elba, Alabama, in Coffee County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Putnam Street and Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 329 Putnam Street, Elba AL 36323, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Folsom Birthplace (a few steps from this marker); Elba Lodge #170 AF & AM (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Court Square (about 500 feet away); First United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); City of ElbaSite of Curtis School (approx. 5.4 miles away); Arwood School Site (approx. 6.3 miles away); Wellborn (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elba.
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Also see . . . Alabama Governors: James Elisha "Big Jim" Folsom. Alabama Department of Archives and History website entry (Submitted on April 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 24, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.