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Near Cherokee in Colbert County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Levi Colbert Stand

 
 
Levi Colbert Stand Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 4, 2015
1. Levi Colbert Stand Marker
Inscription. Levi Colbert, a Chickasaw Chief, operated a stand near here that served Old Trace travelers in the early 1800's. Adjacent to this area was a spring which provided an abundant water supply.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Natchez Trace marker series.
 
Location. 34° 45.615′ N, 88° 1.401′ W. Marker is near Cherokee, Alabama, in Colbert County. Marker can be reached from Natchez Trace Access Road (at milepost 320.3), 0.4 miles north of Natchez Trace Parkway (U.S. 72), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Buzzard Roost turnoff. Marker is in this post office area: Cherokee AL 35616, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Something to Chew on (within shouting distance of this marker); Bridging Cultures (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Cherokee (approx. 2.9 miles away); Trace Travelers (approx. 6.7 miles away); Chickasaw Hospitality (approx. 6.9 miles away); A Chickasaw Planter (approx. 6.9 miles away); Colbert's Stand (approx. 6.9 miles away); George Colbert Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cherokee.
 
Also see . . .
Levi Colbert Stand Marker and Drawing image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 4, 2015
2. Levi Colbert Stand Marker and Drawing

1. Natchez Trace. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on June 25, 2015.) 

2. Buzzard Roost and Chief Levi Colbert - Alabama Legends. (Submitted on June 25, 2015.)
 
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Levi Colbert Stand Exhibit Kiosk image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 4, 2015
3. Levi Colbert Stand Exhibit Kiosk
Buzzard Roost Point of Interest image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 4, 2015
4. Buzzard Roost Point of Interest
Buzzard Roost Spring image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 4, 2015
5. Buzzard Roost Spring
Located a short distance from marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 25, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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