Huntsville in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2006 by Alabama Historical Association.
Location. 34° 43.283′ N, 86° 32.253′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is on Monte Sano Boulevard Southeast north of Castlegate Boulevard Southeast, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the South Monte Sano Trailhead. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burritt Museum (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civilian Conservation Corps Hotel Monte Sano (approx. 1.5 miles away); Historic Viduta / Hotel Monte Sano (approx. 1.6 miles away); Monte Sano Railway (approx. 2 miles away); Twickenham Historic District (approx. 2.2 miles away); Maple Hill Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); Site of the Huntsville Slave Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
More about this marker. The marker is owned by the Land Trust of North Alabama. The Historic Trough Springs Trail was created by the Land Trust in partnership with the Monte Sano State Park and Burritt on the Mountain Museum.
Also see . . . Trough Springs / South Monte Sano Trailhead, Land Trust of North Alabama. Alabama History Preserved: Hiking the Trough Springs Trail is a visit to an historic Madison County landmark. It is the site of the surrender of Lt. Col. “Bushwhacker” Johnston and 150 Confederate soldiers to Union troops one month after General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. (Submitted on February 13, 2015.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 22, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,872 times since then and 341 times this year. Last updated on February 11, 2015, by Cathie M Mayne of Huntsville, Alabama. Photos: 1. submitted on February 22, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. 2, 3. submitted on February 13, 2015. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.