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Geneva County Alabama Historical Markers

 
Emma Knox Kenan Library Marker (<i>tall view; South Commerce Street in background</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2015
Emma Knox Kenan Library Marker (tall view; South Commerce Street in background)
Alabama (Geneva County), Geneva — Emma Knox Kenan LibraryFounded 1904
Mrs. Emma Knox Kenan established the library at the request of school superintendent W.W. Benson in a small cloak room of the Geneva School. The library was financed by subscriptions, book rentals and fund raisers. The property where the library now . . . — Map (db m131869) HM
Alabama (Geneva County), Geneva — Geneva, Alabama
Side 1 The town of Geneva was established in the 1820s at the junction of the Choctawhatchee and Talakahatchee (Pea) Rivers. Henry A. Yonge, who established an Indian trading post there, named the settlement, Geneva, for his bride who . . . — Map (db m145697) HM
Alabama (Geneva County), Hartford — Earliest Church In Hartford
Organized on June 30, 1888 by thirteen charter members as Dundee Missionary Baptist Church. The congregation originally worshipped in a brush arbor on this present site. The first church building was erected from pine slabs in the summer of 1886. . . . — Map (db m39125) HM

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