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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Choctaw County, Alabama

 
Clickable Map of Choctaw County, Alabama and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Choctaw County, AL (2) Clarke County, AL (39) Marengo County, AL (27) Sumter County, AL (13) Washington County, AL (11) Clarke County, MS (4) Lauderdale County, MS (65) Wayne County, MS (16)  ChoctawCounty(2) Choctaw County (2)  ClarkeCounty(39) Clarke County (39)  MarengoCounty(27) Marengo County (27)  SumterCounty(13) Sumter County (13)  WashingtonCounty(11) Washington County (11)  ClarkeCountyMississippi(4) Clarke County (4)  LauderdaleCounty(65) Lauderdale County (65)  WayneCounty(16) Wayne County (16)
Adjacent to Choctaw County, Alabama
    Clarke County (39)
    Marengo County (27)
    Sumter County (13)
    Washington County (11)
    Clarke County, Mississippi (4)
    Lauderdale County, Mississippi (65)
    Wayne County, Mississippi (16)
 
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1Alabama (Choctaw County), Gilbertown — First Oil Well In Alabama
On January 2, 1944, the State of Alabama granted Hunt Oil Company a permit to drill the A.R. Jackson Well No. 1 at this location near Gilbertown. Hunt Oil Company was owned by the famous oil man, H.L. Hunt of Dallas, Texas. Drilling commenced on . . . — Map (db m80351) HM
2Alabama (Choctaw County), Silas — Silas Elementary SchoolChoctaw County
The Choctaw County Board of Education built Silas Elementary School in 1936 with support from the Alabama State Department of Education. Students attended the school from 1936-2005. After nearly 70 years as a school, the building took on a new . . . — Map (db m110975) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
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Feb. 27, 2021