Hillsboro in Lawrence County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Home of Annie Wheeler
Daughter of General Joseph Wheeler
Gallantly served her country three times on foreign soil.
Volunteer nurse, Santiago, Cuba~1898.
Spanish~American War and Manila, P.I. ~1899 during Philippine Insurrection.
Red Cross Worker with A.E.F. France, World War I ~1918.
Beloved as a humanitarian and benefactor of mankind.
Erected 1955 by the General Joseph Wheeler Memorial Association.
Location. 34° 39.122′ N, 87° 15.04′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, Alabama, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Alternate U.S. 72 and County Road 377 on U.S. 72Alternate . Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12280 AL 20 / U.S. 72 Alt, Hillsboro AL 35643, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of Gen. Joe Wheeler (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Gen. Joseph Wheeler (within shouting distance of this marker); McMahon House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Courtland Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Early Roads / One of the South's First Railroads 1832 American Legion - Post 58 (approx. 3½ miles away); Courtland's Early Architecture (approx. 3½ miles away); The Red Rovers / Red Rovers Roster (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
Also see . . .
1. The World War I American Red Cross Uniform of Miss Annie Early Wheeler. The Alabama Historical Commission owns the uniform she wore in France during World War I, and displays it at the Joseph Wheeler home. (Submitted on April 6, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
2. Miss Annie Wheeler Dies Sunday. Florence Times April 11, 1955 Monday (Submitted on April 6, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
3. The Friends of the Joe Wheeler Home Foundation. (Submitted on September 7, 2014.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • War, Spanish-American • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 2,031 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 6, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. 4. submitted on September 6, 2014, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.