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

Struggle For Colonial Empire

 
 
Struggle For Colonial Empire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 23, 2013
1. Struggle For Colonial Empire Marker
Inscription. Here on May 24, 1703, Alabama Indians ambushed the first French explorers from Mobile, killing three and wounding two critically. The Indians were armed and were used as pawns by British agents from Carolina in the European struggle for dominion over North America.
 
Erected 1979 by Montgomery Center - National Society of Colonial Dames in America in the State of Alabama.
 
Location. 32° 22.88′ N, 86° 18.79′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Water Streer and Commerce Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located next to the old Union Train Station and Riverfront Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 Water Streer, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Domestic Slave Trade/Slave Transportation to Montgomery (a few steps from this marker); Encanchata (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Charles W. Davis, Infantry United States Army / "Above and Beyond" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); High Red Bluff (about 300 feet away); Union Station & Riverfront Park
Marker on fence near train station. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 23, 2013
2. Marker on fence near train station.
(about 300 feet away but has been reported missing); Montgomery's Panel Project (about 300 feet away); Train Shed 1897 (about 300 feet away); Marquis de Lafayette (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationNative Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 482 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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