Selma in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Edmund Winston Pettus House Site
Admitted to bar, 1842.
Moved to Cahaba, 1858.
Major, C.S.A., 1861.
Brigadier General, 1863.
U.S. Senator, 1897-1907.
Resided here from 1866 until death, 1907.
When in Senate, with John T. Morgan, Selma was home of both U.S. Senators from Alabama.
Erected 1972 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 32° 24.375′ N, 87° 1.383′ W. Marker is in Selma, Alabama, in Dallas County. Marker is on Alabama Avenue east of Mabry Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Selma AL 36701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Selma Army Arsenal (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arsenal Place (about 500 feet away); Lieutenant John Tillman Melvin (about 700 feet away); Burning of Downtown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ecor Bienville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph T. Smitherman Historic Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Est. 1838 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Sleeping Prophet (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selma.
Categories. • Notable Persons • Notable Places • War, US Civil •
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