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Locust Fork in Blount County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Gabriel Hanby, 1786-1826

← Grave and Homesite 300 Yards

 
 
Gabriel Hanby, 1786-1826 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, June 28, 2010
1. Gabriel Hanby, 1786-1826 Marker
Inscription. Member Constitutional Convention 1819
First Senator of Blount County
Brigadier General, Alabama Militia
County road and court systems organized at his house 1820.
 
Erected 1962 by Blount County Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 54.462′ N, 86° 37.002′ W. Marker is in Locust Fork, Alabama, in Blount County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 79 and Hornet Drive, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 79. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Locust Fork AL 35097, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History of Locust Fork (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Homesite and Grave of George Powell (approx. 3.9 miles away); Historic Oneonta L & N Railroad Depot (approx. 8 miles away); Blount County (approx. 8.6 miles away); Champion Mines (approx. 9.3 miles away); Blount Springs (approx. 10.4 miles away); Ebenezer Hearn 1794-1862 (approx. 12.1 miles away); Blountsville (approx. 12.1 miles away).
 
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Gabriel Hanby, 1786-1826 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, June 28, 2010
2. Gabriel Hanby, 1786-1826 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,264 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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