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

William Wyatt Bibb

1781-1820

 
 
William Wyatt Bibb Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 8, 2014
1. William Wyatt Bibb Marker
Inscription.
First governor of Alabama
← Buried 2 miles east —<<
Only governor of Alabama Territory
1817-1819
First governor of state
1819-1820

Died in office after riding accident.
Succeeded by brother, Thomas Bibb.

 
Erected 1954 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 32° 28.79′ N, 86° 21.715′ W. Marker was in Millbrook, Alabama, in Elmore County. Marker was at the intersection of Main Street (Alabama Route 143) and Coosada Road, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 3390 Main Street, Millbrook AL 36054, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. World War II Memorial Center (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named William Wyatt Bibb (approx. 1.9 miles away); Robinson Springs Camp Confederate Monument (approx. 2 miles away); Robinson Springs Neighborhood (approx. 2 miles away); Robinson Springs United Methodist Church
William Wyatt Bibb Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 8, 2014
2. William Wyatt Bibb Marker Area
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Pratt Gin Factory (approx. 5.4 miles away); Happy Hollow (approx. 5.8 miles away); 37th Division The Buckeye Division (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Millbrook.
 
Also see . . .  William Wyatt Bibb Biography. (Submitted on January 8, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Additional comments.
1. Missing Marker
This marker is now missing. The post remains but the actual plaque is gone. Unsure if it was stolen or just needs repair.
    — Submitted July 22, 2018, by Jon Pridgen of Millbrook, Alabama.

 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
William Wyatt Bibb image. Click for full size.
Public Domain
3. William Wyatt Bibb
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 470 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 20, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   2, 3. submitted on January 8, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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