Near Greenville in Butler County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Federal Road and The Palings / Fort Dale 1818
"The Palings" was an inn and stage stop at Fort Dale that served travelers from the 1820s until it burned in 1953. English visitor Adam Hodgson wrote in April 1820: "We arrived in the evening at a few palings which have dignified the place with the appellation of Fort Dale, where travelers are accommodated tolerably on a flourishing plantation."
Erected 2014 by the Butler County Historical Society.
Location. 31° 53.69′ N, 86° 39.315′ W. Marker is near Greenville, Alabama, in Butler County. Marker is on Fort Dale Road (Alabama Route 185) 0.3 miles north of Sherling Lake Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at Fort Dale Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: Fort Dale Road, Greenville AL 36037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bartram's Trail (approx. 1.6 miles away); Ogly-Stroud Massacre / Gary's Stockade (approx. 3.3 miles away); West Commerce Street Historic District/Historic Greenville Depot (approx. 4.8 miles away); Butler County World War I Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Camellia City/Greenville (approx. 4.9 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away); Confederate Park/Greenville City Hall-Site of Public School (approx. 4.9 miles away); Our Confederate Dead Monument (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
Regarding The Federal Road and The Palings / Fort Dale 1818. A paling is a fence made from pointed wooden or metal
Also see . . . History of the Old Federal Road. (Submitted on February 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 89 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.