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Eufaula in Barbour County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Eufaula

Incorporated, December 19, 1857

 

—Bluff City on the Chattahoochee. —

 
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By Sandra Hughes, July 12, 2011
1. Eufaula Marker
Inscription. Lower Creek village of the Eufaula Indians antedating 1733. Early white settlers began moving into the village called Yufala in 1823. Irwinton chartered 1832, and renamed Eufaula in 1843.

Hub of a prosperous plantation region with thriving river trade, many ante bellum homes remain as signs of its wealth and culture.

After becoming an inland port in 1963, industries began locating here.
 
Erected 1967 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 31° 54.015′ N, 85° 8.751′ W. Marker is in Eufaula, Alabama, in Barbour County. Marker is on North Eufaula Avenue (U.S. 431) 0.1 miles north of Shorter Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 640 North Eufaula Avenue, Eufaula AL 36027, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Tree That Owns Itself (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Negro Cemetery / Fairview Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hart House (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Honor of All World War II Veterans (approx.
Eufaula Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 12, 2011
2. Eufaula Marker
half a mile away); Chief Eufaula (Yoholo Micco) (approx. half a mile away); Cotton and Creek Country (approx. half a mile away); World War I Doughboy (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eufaula.
 
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By Sandra Hughes, July 12, 2011
3. Eufaula Homes
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By Sandra Hughes, July 12, 2011
4. Eufaula Homes
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By David Seibert, August 14, 2011
5. Eufaula Marker
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By David Seibert, August 14, 2011
6. Eufaula Marker
Looking north on North Eufaula Avenue
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By David Seibert, August 14, 2011
7. Eufaula Marker
Looking across the south-bound lane of North Eufaula Avenue (US Highway 431) at the Drewery-Mitchell-Moorer House, built in 1848 in the Italianate style.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 813 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   5, 6, 7. submitted on October 17, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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