Athens in Limestone County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
A County Older Than the State
Erected 1965 by The Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 34° 48.189′ N, 86° 58.316′ W. Marker is in Athens, Alabama, in Limestone County. Marker is at the intersection of South Jefferson Street and Market Street, on the right when traveling north on South Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Located at Athens Courthouse lawn. Marker is in this post office area: Athens AL 35611, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. North Side of Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Athens First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Courthouse and Poor Farm Fence (within shouting distance of this marker); Athens, Alabama (within shouting distance of this marker); Athens Sacked and Plundered Scenes From Hobbs & Market Streets (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Faces of Market Street (about 500 feet away); Trinity School Cistern (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
Categories. • Native Americans • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,289 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on March 25, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.