Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Site - Alabama’s First Constitutional Convention
Convention leadership was furnished by two Huntsvillians, John Williams Walker, president, and Clement Comer Clay, chairman of a committee appointed to draft the document.
Erected 1965 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 34° 43.762′ N, 86° 35.032′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is on Franklin Street Southeast, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker located next to the Alabama Constitution Village Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 Gates Avenue, Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bessie (a few steps from this marker); Alabama’s Constitution And Statehood (a few steps from this marker); Harrison Brothers Hardware (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tallulah Bankhead / I. Schiffman Building The Church Of The Nativity, Episcopal (about 400 feet away); Site The Huntsville Inn (about 400 feet away); Howard Weeden Home (about 500 feet away); Twickenham Historic District (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
Also see . . .
1. Step back in time at the Alabama Constitution Village. (Submitted on February 23, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
2. Encyclopedia of Alabama entry on John Williams Walker. (Submitted on December 19, 2012, by Laura Hill of Auburn, Alabama.)
3. Encyclopedia of Alabama entry on Clement Comer Clay. (Submitted on December 19, 2012, by Laura Hill of Auburn, Alabama.)
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