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Near Marbury in Chilton County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Monument to Jefferson Manly Falkner

1908

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, January 26, 2019
1. Monument to Jefferson Manly Falkner Marker
Inscription.  Alter the death of Jefferson Manly Falkner, Soldiers' Home founder in 1907, the Soldiers' Home Board of Control commissioned this obelisk in his honor. The monument was erected in 1908 under the northeast corner of the veranda of Memorial Hall.

The section of Memorial Hall which served as the pedestal for the Falkner monument stands just down the hill to the north.

In 1967 the Alabama Division United Daughters of the Confederacy had the monument moved to its present location.

Photo captions:
Main photo: "Memorial Hall" Alabama Confederate Soldiers' Home administrative building, c. 1908 Note northeast corner of veranda with monument to Jefferson Manly Falkner
Bottom right: Jefferson Manly Falkner, founder of Alabama Confederate Soldiers' Home

 
Erected by Confederate Memorial Park.
 
Location. 32° 43.224′ N, 86° 28.417′ W. Marker is near Marbury, Alabama, in Chilton County. Marker is on County Road 63 0.7 miles north of State Route 143, on the left when traveling
Marker is on right of obelisk. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 26, 2019
2. Marker is on right of obelisk.
north. Located within Confederate Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 437 Co Rd 63, Marbury AL 36051, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Hall (here, next to this marker); Memorial Tree (a few steps from this marker); Memorial Hall Flagpole (within shouting distance of this marker); Marbury Methodist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Alabama Confederate Soldiers' Home (about 400 feet away); Woven Wire Fence (about 400 feet away); Steam Locomotive Bell (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Woven Wire Fence (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marbury.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Civil
 
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By Mark Hilton, January 26, 2019
3. The monument to Jefferson Manly Falkner
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 83 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 1, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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