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

Spring Garden

 
 
Spring Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Angela Nichols, March 13, 2018
1. Spring Garden Marker
Inscription. Was originally named Ambersonville after one of the early families that settled the community. A post office was established in 1842 as Liberty and changed to Spring Garden in 1844. The Selma, Rome and Dalton Railroad began rail service through the town in 1870. The line later became part of the Southern Railway and was abandoned in the 1970's.
 
Erected by Cherokee County Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 58.388′ N, 85° 33.223′ W. Marker is in Spring Garden, Alabama, in Cherokee County. Marker is at the intersection of County Road 29 and County Road 27, on the left when traveling east on County Road 29. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Piedmont AL 36272, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Alabama Tennessee River Railroad (approx. 4.7 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Cross Plains - Piedmont (approx. 4.8 miles away); Piedmont First United Methodist Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); Rock Run Furnace (approx. 5.1 miles away); Garrett Cemetery (approx. 13.8 miles away); Pathkiller - Childers - Garrett Ferry (approx. 13.8 miles away); J.D. Jordan Jr. House (approx. 14.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers
 
Spring Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Angela Nichols, March 13, 2018
2. Spring Garden Marker
Spring Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Angela Nichols, March 13, 2018
3. Spring Garden Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 13, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 13, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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