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Near Whatley in Clarke County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Suggsville

 
 
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By TRCP Alliance, September 25, 2011
1. Suggsville Marker
Inscription. Town laid out in 1819 at crossing of Old Line and Old Federal Roads. Named for Wm. Suggs, storekeeper. Site of Clarke County's first newspaper, cotton gin, carriage, shoe and silk factory. Site of extensive aviation experiments by Dr. Denny 100 years before Wright Bros. Early religious & educational center.
 
Erected by Clarke County Historical Society.
 
Location. 31° 35.184′ N, 87° 41.459′ W. Marker is near Whatley, Alabama, in Clarke County. Marker is on Morning Star Road (County Road 35) 4 miles south of U.S. 84, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whatley AL 36482, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Line Road (approx. 3.7 miles away); Fort Madison-Creek War 1812-13 (approx. 4.7 miles away); Kimbell - James Massacre (approx. 5 miles away); Reverend Timothy Horton Ball, A. M. (approx. 5 miles away); Fort Sinquefield (approx. 5.4 miles away); John Murphy (approx. 5.9 miles away); Old Indian Trail (approx. 6.4 miles away); French's Chapel (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whatley.
 
Also see . . .  Suggsville, Alabama From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Suggsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, September 25, 2011
2. Suggsville Marker
. (Submitted on October 2, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Suggsville is only a ghost town now. image. Click for full size.
By TRCP Alliance, September 25, 2011
3. Suggsville is only a ghost town now.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 828 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 29, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.   2, 3. submitted on October 2, 2011, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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