Cahaba in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Old Brick Store
Col. Hill, like most of the merchants in Cahaba, traveled to New York twice a year to stock up on new seasonal goods. They traveled by steam-boat down the Alabama then by packet boat from Mobile or New Orleans to New York via Cuba. In 1859, Col. Hill made this trip in less than four days!
Erected by Alabama Historical Commission.
Location. 32° 19.161′ N, 87° 5.746′ W. Marker is in Cahaba, Alabama, in Dallas County. Marker can be reached from 2nd Street North near Vine Street. Touch for map. On a trail at the end of Vine Street. Marker is in this post office area: Orrville AL 36767, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crocheron's Row (here, next to this marker); Death in the Street (a few steps from this marker); The Hole That Was Once a Row (within shouting distance of this marker); Cahaba Drug Store (within shouting distance of this marker); The Crocheron Columns (within shouting distance of this marker); Yankees in Cahawba (within shouting distance of this marker); Saltmarsh Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Courthouse Reduced to Rubble (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cahaba.
Also see . . . Old Cahawba, "Alabama's most famous Ghost Town". (Submitted on October 4, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,588 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on October 12, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. Photo 1. submitted on October 4, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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