Tuscumbia in Colbert County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Front – Side A:
The Winston family settled this area in the early 1820s. Andrew Jackson purchased the property at the U.S. government land sale and conveyed it to Col. Anthony Winston (1782-1841) who lived nearby in a two-story brick Federal-style house (razed 1945). It later became a part of William H. Winston's plantation. Capt. Anthony Winston (1750-1827) and his wife, Kezia Jones (1760-1826), were the first burials. Other early families buried here include Abernathy, Armistead, Burt, Cooper, Figures, Goodloe, Jones, Lindsay, Nathan, Sherrod and Steele. Veterans from the American Revolution through the Vietnam War are interred here. The cemetery is owned and maintained by descendants.
Rear – Side B
Erected 2004 by Sponsored by Colbert County Historical Landmark Foundation and Cemetery Restoration Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 34° 44.76′ N, 87° 42.576′ W. Marker is in Tuscumbia, Alabama, in Colbert County. Marker is on SW 14th Avenue near SW 7th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in front of Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscumbia AL 35674, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Village One (approx. half a mile away); Ivy Green (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ethel Davis Plaza (approx. 0.6 miles away); Yellow Fever Epidemic 1878 / The 31 Victims of Yellow Fever Who died in Tuscumbia (approx. 0.7 miles away); William Winston Home (approx. ¾ mile away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Colbert County Courthouse Square District (approx. 0.9 miles away); Howell Thomas Heflin (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscumbia.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Notable Persons •
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