Sylacauga in Talladega County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Hightower Brothers Livery Stable
The Hightower Brothers furnished area farmers with agricultural resources, local businesses with vehicles, and the people of Sylacauga with recreational transportation. In addition to providing mules, horses, wagons, buggies, and farm implements locally, the stable was a major supplier of mules to Camp McClellan in Anniston during World War I.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997, the building was donated by the John Milton Hightower family to Blue Bell Creameries in 2000.
Erected 2002 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 33° 10.334′ N, 86° 15.142′ W. Marker is in Sylacauga, Alabama, in Talladega County. Marker is at the intersection of North Norton Avenue and West 4th Street, on the left when traveling north on North Norton Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sylacauga AL 35150, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Fort Williams (approx. 0.4 miles away); Marble City Cemetery Sylacauga (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sylacauga (approx. 1.1 miles away); Stars Fell On Alabama / Hodges Meteorite (approx. 2.7 miles away); Fayetteville (approx. 8.8 miles away); DeSoto Caverns (approx. 9.4 miles away); History Of Childersburg (approx. 9.4 miles away); The De Soto Trail (approx. 9½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sylacauga.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2012, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2012, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.