Cedar Bluff in Cherokee County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Indian Village of Costa
The log building was originally built as a blacksmith shop c. 1832 by G.J. Williamson an early settler. It contains many tools of that period and is believed to be one of the oldest, if not the oldest structure in the county still in use.
The house is the third on this site, the first a log structure, the second an American Gothic type structure, and the present a modified replica of a Virginia Farm house of the 1600's.
Erected by Cherokee County Historical Society.
Location. 34° 13.216′ N, 85° 36.256′ W. Marker is in Cedar Bluff, Alabama, in Cherokee County. Marker is on Old Alabama Route 9 west of Sewell Ferry Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Across from the office of Cedar Bluff School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3655 Old Highway 9, Cedar Bluff AL 35959, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cornwall Furnace (approx. 2 miles away); Gen. N.B. Forrest Captured Col. A.D. Streight (approx. 3.8 miles away); Gaylesville (approx. 3.9 miles away); Gen. John B. Hood Headquarters (approx. 5.6 miles away); Cherokee County's Beginnings (approx. 6.3 miles away); Cherokee County Courthouse (approx. 6.3 miles away); Turkey Town Council Site (approx. 6.3 miles away); Cherokee County Historical Museum (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cedar Bluff.
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. This page has been viewed 110 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on March 14, 2018, by Angela Nichols of Centre, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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