Roanoke in Randolph County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Roanoke Doll Factory
Erected by Randolph County Historical Society.
Location. 33° 9.066′ N, 85° 22.313′ W. Marker is in Roanoke, Alabama, in Randolph County. Marker is on Vaughn Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roanoke AL 36274, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lebanon Christian Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); Pottery Shops in Rock Mills / The Potters of Rock Mills (approx. 4½ miles away); Wehadkee Yarn Mills (approx. 4.8 miles away); Pottery-Making Families of Randolph County / Early Pottery Shops of Randolph County (approx. Louina (approx. 11.1 miles away); Site of the Home of William Hugh Smith (approx. 12.8 miles away); The Burnt Village (was approx. 15.7 miles away in Georgia but has been reported missing. ).
More about this marker. Correct name is Ella Gaunt Smith.
Also see . . . Roanoke, Alabama, Home of the Ella Smith Doll. (Submitted on September 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Roanoke Indestructible Doll.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,854 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.