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

De Soto's Visit

 
 
De Soto's Visit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, June 16, 2011
1. De Soto's Visit Marker
Inscription.
Two miles
north of this spot was
the Indian town
Cosa
visited by
De Soto
July 16, 1540

This stone erected by
the National Society of
Colonial Dames of America
in Alabama
1936

 
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
De Soto's Visit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, June 16, 2011
2. De Soto's Visit Marker
away); 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. ExplorationNative 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 819 times since then and 71 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.
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