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

Nathan, Alabama

Old Country Town

 
 
Nathan, Alabama Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, May 29, 2011
1. Nathan, Alabama Marker
Inscription. Post office established May 9, 1908. Named for the first postmaster, Nathan B. Langley, who was succeeded by Robert C. Walker and David H. Hamner. Post office discontinued June 30, 1915; housed in a general store operated on this site by
Warren Hamner
patriarch of the Hamner family, successful merchant, community leader, and faithful churchman. Just east of this site stood old Nathan School, built as a church in 1898 and adapted for use as a school in 1911. First teacher was Robert F. Estes; the last, Mrs. Mollye Hamner Barron. In 1923 the school was consolidated with others to form Meek School.
 
Erected 1977 by The Arley Community Historical Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
 
Location. 34° 4.924′ N, 87° 11.8′ W. Marker is in Arley, Alabama, in Winston County. Marker is at the intersection of Helicon Road (County Route 77) and Nathan Loop Raod (County Route 1285), on the right when traveling west on Helicon Road. Touch for map. Marker located next to the Old Nathan Grocery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1171 Helicon Road, Arley AL 35541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are
Nathan, Alabama Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, May 29, 2011
2. Nathan, Alabama Marker
within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Arley, Alabama (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Party Line - The “Talking Machine” (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old Arley School (approx. 2 miles away); Piney Ridge School (approx. 3.4 miles away); Bethel School (approx. 4.6 miles away); Shady Grove Methodist Church And Cemetery (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
Categories. EducationSettlements & Settlers
 
Nathan, Alabama Marker next to the Old Nathan Grocery image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, May 29, 2011
3. Nathan, Alabama Marker next to the Old Nathan Grocery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 30, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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