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Piedmont in Calhoun County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cross Plains - Piedmont

 
 
Cross Plains - Piedmont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 19, 2009
1. Cross Plains - Piedmont Marker
Inscription. Cross Plains citizens voted for incorporation March 10, 1871. A second vote was cast for reincorporation May 15, 1882. By the acts of the Alabama Legislature of 1888, Cross Plains became Piedmont September 30, 1888. Mayors for both Cross Plains and Piedmont are Listed.

J. F. Dailey 1871-1874
J. N. Hood 1874-1882
J. A Woolf 1882-1883
John H. Hall 1883-1884
J. A Woolf 1884-1885
S. D. McClelen 1885-1887
J. W. Harris 1887-1888
J. N. Hood 1888-1890
A. D. McCollister 1890-1891
A. F. Tomlin 1891-1893
W. J. Brock 1893-1894
E. D. McClelen 1894-1899
J. J. Eubanks 1899-1903
E. C. Harris 1903-1905
E. D McClelen 1905-1907
E. C. Harris 1907-1910
P. W. Roberts 1910-1912
S. D. Savage 1912-1914
P. W. Roberts 1914-1916
O. L. Stewart 1916-1922
E. C. Harris 1922-1926
Zack Scogin 1926-1928
George P. Haslam 1928-1940
Zack Scogin 1940-1944
Austin Johnson 1944-1948
W. Y. West 1948-1956
J. O Chaffin 1956-1960
W. W. Howell 1960-1964
L. H. Gunter 1964-1968
J. F. Howell 1968-1971
Sam Weems 1971-1972
L. H. Gunter 1972-1976
J. H. Woolf 1976-1979
T.E. Parker 1979-1980
James R. Garner 1980-1984
James W. Bennett 1984-1992


This marker was erected by the Piedmont
Cross Plains - Piedmont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 19, 2009
2. Cross Plains - Piedmont Marker
Historical Society November 27, 1988
 
Erected 1988 by Piedmont Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 55.409′ N, 85° 36.66′ W. Marker is in Piedmont, Alabama, in Calhoun County. Marker is on East Ladiga Street east of North Center Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Piedmont AL 36272, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Alabama Tennessee River Railroad (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Piedmont First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Magnolias" (approx. 11.2 miles away); Thomas A. Walker (approx. 11.2 miles away); Jacksonville State University (approx. 11.3 miles away); Joseph William Burke (approx. 11.3 miles away); Presidents of Jacksonville State (approx. 11.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Piedmont.
 
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Center Avenue Downtown Piedmont Alabama image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, July 19, 2009
3. Center Avenue Downtown Piedmont Alabama
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 26, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,638 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 26, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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