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Centre in Cherokee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cherokee County Courthouse

 
 
Cherokee County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Angela Nichols, March 5, 2018
1. Cherokee County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. The current courthouse is the fourth to be built on this site. The first courthouse, constructed of brick in 1849, burned in 1882. A second brick courthouse was built that year and it only lasted 13 years before it burned in 1895. The third brick courthouse was immediately built and stood until being torn down for the current courthouse which was built in 1937.
 
Erected by Cherokee County Historical Society.
 
Location. 34° 9.158′ N, 85° 40.73′ W. Marker is in Centre, Alabama, in Cherokee County. Marker is on Cedar Bluff Road (State Road 283) north of West Main Street (Business U.S. 411), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 W Main St, Centre AL 35960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cherokee County's Beginnings (here, next to this marker); Jordan Big Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherokee County Historical Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Turkey Town Council Site (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Johnathan Pratt (about 700 feet away); J.D. Jordan Jr. House
Cherokee County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Angela Nichols, March 5, 2018
2. Cherokee County Courthouse Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Mose Hampton 1808-1885 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Garrett Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centre.
 
More about this marker. Markers are located at the back of the courthouse.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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