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

Sylacauga

 
 
Sylacauga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 14, 2011
1. Sylacauga Marker
Inscription.
Settled in 1748 by Shawnee
Indians from Ohio.
They joined Creek Confederacy,
fought against U.S. in War of 1812,
were moved west in 1836.

Settled before 1836 by men
who had fought in this area
under Andrew Jackson.

Indian name: Syllacogga or Chalakagay.

 
Erected 1954 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 33° 9.387′ N, 86° 15.047′ W. Marker is in Sylacauga, Alabama, in Talladega County. Marker is at the intersection of South Broadway Avenue (State Highway 21) and Goodwater Highway (County Road 511), in the median on South Broadway Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 661 S Broadway Avenue, Sylacauga AL 35150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Williams (approx. mile away); Hightower Brothers Livery Stable (approx. 1.1 miles away); Marble City Cemetery Sylacauga (approx. 1.2 miles away); Stars Fell On Alabama / Hodges Meteorite (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fayetteville (approx. 8.8 miles away); History Of Childersburg
Sylacauga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, February 14, 2011
2. Sylacauga Marker
Looking north along AL-21.
(approx. 10.3 miles away); The De Soto Trail (approx. 10.4 miles away); De Soto's Visit (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sylacauga.
 
Also see . . .  Early History of Sylacauga, Alabama. (Submitted on March 1, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 28, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 794 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 28, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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