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

Hugh McVay

Governor 1837

 
 
Hugh McVay Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
1. Hugh McVay Marker
Inscription. As president of the state senate, he became governor when Clay resigned to succeed Gabriel Moore in the U. S. Senate. He remained in office for only four months.
 
Erected 1992 by City of Tuscaloosa.
 
Location. 33° 12.439′ N, 87° 34.434′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is on 6th Street west of 28th Avenue, on the right. Touch for map. Marker located on the south end of Capitol Park. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscaloosa AL 35401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clement Comer Clay (here, next to this marker); Arthur P. Bagby (here, next to this marker); Benjamin Fitzpatrick (here, next to this marker); Joshua L. Martin (here, next to this marker); John Murphy (a few steps from this marker); Gabriel Moore (a few steps from this marker); Samuel B. Moore (a few steps from this marker); John Gayle (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
 
Also see . . .  Alabama Governors: Hugh McVay. From The Alabama Department of Archives and History. (Submitted on March 23, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.) 
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable Persons
 
Hugh McVay Marker, third from the left image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
2. Hugh McVay Marker, third from the left
Governor's Row at Capitol Park. image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
3. Governor's Row at Capitol Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 23, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 679 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 23, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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