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

Mitchell-Ferrell-Powell House

 
 
Mitchell-Ferrell-Powell House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2013
1. Mitchell-Ferrell-Powell House Marker
Inscription. Built in Glennville, Alabama by slave artisans in the early 1840's for James Billingslea and Rebecca Stone Mitchell. Moved by ox-cart and reassembled by free citizens at the present site in 1867 or 1869. Purchased in 1895 by Hugh Bennett and Jessie Elvira Screws Ferrell. Purchased and restored in 1978 by Vernon H. and Minnie D. Powell.
 
Erected 1988 by The Historic Chattahoochee Commission and The Ferrell Family.
 
Location. 32° 17.889′ N, 85° 10.398′ W. Marker is in Seale, Alabama, in Russell County. Marker is on Cutchin Drive (Alabama Route 26) 0.2 miles west of Old Seale Highway, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 Cutchin Drive, Seale AL 36875, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Augustus Mitchell (a few steps from this marker); Old Russell County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Creek Settlements in Russell County (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Second Creek War in Russell County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Early Russell County and the Town of Seale (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Mitchell-Ferrell-Powell House image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2013
2. Mitchell-Ferrell-Powell House
Seale United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Holland McTyeire Smith (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Bacon McDonald (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seale.
 
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Categories. African AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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