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Near Catherine in Wilcox County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Postal Routes of 1820

 
 
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By Tim & Renda Carr, November 27, 2010
1. Postal Routes of 1820 Marker
Inscription. Two miles north of this point was the intersection of two important postal routes of early Alabama, the Saint Stephens-Cahawba Road and the Tuskaloosa-Prairie Bluff Road.
 
Erected 1961 by Edward Waters and Selma Chapters, Daughters of American Colonists.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
 
Location. 32° 7.116′ N, 87° 24.792′ W. Marker is near Catherine, Alabama, in Wilcox County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 28 and State Highway 162, on the right when traveling west on State Highway 28. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Catherine AL 36728, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prairie Mission (approx. 2 miles away); Confederate Dead of Wilcox County (approx. 11 miles away); Wilcox Female Institute (approx. 11.1 miles away); Camden (approx. 11.1 miles away); Lieutenant Joseph Morgan Wilcox (approx. 11.1 miles away); Camden Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (approx. 11.1 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Camden (approx. 11.2 miles away); Veterans Monument (approx. 11.4 miles away).
 
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Postal Routes of 1820 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 27, 2010
2. Postal Routes of 1820 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 579 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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