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Collinsville in DeKalb County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Collinsville Historic District

 
 
Collinsville Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, January 4, 2013
1. Collinsville Historic District Marker
Inscription. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in February 2006, the district includes 117 commercial and residential properties dating from around 1875 to 1950. The district lies along and adjacent to Grand Avenue, South Valley Avenue and Main Street.

Notable buildings include the 1908 Presbyterian Church, the 1923 Collinsville Methodist Church, and the 1946 Cricket Theatre. Two pre-1900 structures remain, the G. W. Roberts building and the H. R. Jordan building.
 
Location. 34° 15.87′ N, 85° 51.741′ W. Marker is in Collinsville, Alabama, in DeKalb County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. It is located at the north end of the Historic District on West Main Street. Marker is in this post office area: Collinsville AL 35961, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Mound, Inn, and Church Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Fires and Floods (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Town of Crossville (approx. 7.6 miles away); Town of Geraldine: Home of the Bulldogs (approx. 10.6 miles away); Turkey Town Monument
Collinsville Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, January 4, 2013
2. Collinsville Historic District Marker
(approx. 14.2 miles away); Fort Payne Cabin Historic Site (approx. 14.4 miles away); Cherokee Indian Removal (approx. 14.5 miles away); Main Street Historic District (approx. 14.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Collinsville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 4, 2013, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 327 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 4, 2013, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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