Killen in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Settled Here in 1818
Erected by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 34° 51.28′ N, 87° 24.652′ W. Marker is in Killen, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on U.S. 72. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of Blue Water Polo Club next to Double Head Marker. Next to Barkley Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6048 U.S. 72, Killen AL 35645, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherokee Chief Doublehead's village around 1800 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elgin/Elgin Crossroads (approx. 1.2 miles away); Jesse James Gang Canal Payroll Robbery/Trial of Frank James Mitchell Town Community (approx. 1.7 miles away); Covington/Second Creek / Wheeler Dam/Lake (approx. 2.3 miles away); Center (Centre) Star (approx. 2½ miles away); Springfield Community 1810/Springfield Church and School (approx. 2.7 miles away); Wheeler Dam • Wheeler Reservoir/Locks (approx. 3.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Doublehead makes home at Shoals. Daniel White Wayside Inn was near the Blue Water Creek Bridge on U.S. 72 E. Is believed to be the earlier home of Doublehead. (Submitted on March 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 2,135 times since then and 62 times this year. Last updated on March 27, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.