Fort Payne in DeKalb County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Wills Town Mission
Grave site of Reverend Ard Hoyt, first superintendent, marks the location of the mission near the corner of 38th Street and Godfrey Avenue.
Erected 1983 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 34° 26.615′ N, 85° 43.199′ W. Marker is in Fort Payne, Alabama, in DeKalb County. Marker is on Gault Avenue North (U.S. 11) east of 4th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located in Union Park near the water fountain. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Payne AL 35968, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sequoyah (here, next to this marker); Fort Payne’s Fort (here, next to this marker); Alabama (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Boom Town Historic District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Payne Opera House Main Street Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cherokee Indian Removal (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Payne.
Also see . . .
1. Landmark's Projects The Historic Willstown Cemetery. (Submitted on February 27, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
2. Early History and Settlement of DeKalb County Alabama. (Submitted on November 27, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Categories. • Churches, Etc. • Education • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 27, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,372 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 27, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. 2. submitted on November 27, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.