Newburg in Franklin County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Denton Hollow burial site of William Russell (ca. 1745-1825) one mile south. Major Russell, for whom nearby Russellville was named, served with Andrew Jackson during the Creek War and returned to this area to settle after the war.
Erected 2009 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 34° 29.186′ N, 87° 34.956′ W. Marker is in Newburg, Alabama, in Franklin County. Marker is on County Route 87 south of Alabama Route 24, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Russellville AL 35654, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Roxy Theatre (approx. 8½ miles away); Russellville History of Littleville, Alabama (approx. 8.9 miles away); LaGrange College (approx. 12.2 miles away); Belle Mont (approx. 13.3 miles away).
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2015, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 31, 2015, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.