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

Sand Mountain Plateau

 
 
Sand Mountain Plateau Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
1. Sand Mountain Plateau Marker
Inscription. Thrifty German colonists, led by Col. John G. Cullman, in 1873 settled this thinly populated plateau.

This section, previously thought unproductive, became famous for its diversified crops.
 
Erected 1953 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 10.449′ N, 86° 50.368′ W. Marker is in Cullman, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker is on 2nd Ave SW. Touch for map. Corner of 2 Ave SW and 5th St SE in Courthouse parking lot facing 2 Ave SW. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 2nd Ave SW, Cullman AL 35055, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Johnís Evangelical Protestant Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Weiss Cottage (about 500 feet away); “Die Deutsche Kolonie Von Nord Alabama” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Betz Addition Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Evangelical Protestant Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johann Gottfried Cullmann (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cullman, Alabama (approx. half a mile away); Cullman Railroad Depot (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cullman.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
Cullman County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
2. Cullman County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,369 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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