Childersburg in Talladega County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
De Soto's Visit
north of this spot was
the Indian town
July 16, 1540
This stone erected by
the National Society of
Colonial Dames of America
Erected 1936 by National Society of Colonial Dames of America in Alabama.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
Location. 33° 16.624′ N, 86° 21.564′ W. Marker is in Childersburg, Alabama, in Talladega County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 280 and Childersburg Fayettville Highway (State Highway 76), on the right when traveling south on U.S. 280. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Childersburg AL 35044, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The De Soto Trail (here, next to this marker); History Of Childersburg (approx. 0.3 miles away); Coosa (approx. 2.2 miles away); DeSoto Caverns (approx. 5.1 miles away); Harpersville Garden of Memories (approx. 6.1 miles Historic Harpersville (approx. 6.3 miles away); Confederate Forts (approx. 6.7 miles away); Stars Fell On Alabama / Hodges Meteorite (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Childersburg.
Categories. • Exploration • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 798 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.