On Dozier Highway (U.S. 29) 0.1 miles south of School Street, on the right when traveling south.
Born in South Carolina and orphaned as a young child,
Daniel Dozier arrived in Alabama around 1817. As an adult,
he operated a large farm and grist mill and served as minister
for several area churches. He was a moderator and leader in
the . . . — — Map (db m115007) HM
On Dozier Highway (U.S. 29) 0.1 miles north of Sports Road, on the right when traveling north.
The area known as Sports was settled by Jonathan Sport and his son, William, who migrated from South Carolina in 1842. Jonathan and William owned 600 acres of land in the area at one time, farming and operating a grist mill. William’s sons John . . . — — Map (db m42825) HM
On Glenwood Road (County Road 6) 1 mile east of North Glenwood Road (County Road 57), on the left when traveling east.
Constituted in 1833 about 1 mile northwest of this location with 10 charter members. The Church was admitted to the Conecuh River Baptist Association in November 1833. In 1863, the Church moved to this location on land bought from Benjamin Dorman . . . — — Map (db m72055) HM
On Montgomery Highway (U.S. 331) south of New Bethel Church Road, on the left when traveling south.
A pioneer institution organized in 1889 by Justus M. Barnes, Samuel Jordan and Milton L. Kirkpatrick. This was an extension of Strata Academy, founded in 1856 by Barnes six miles north in Strata. In 1881 Strata Academy was moved to Highland Home and . . . — — Map (db m72058) HM
On West 3rd Street (Alabama Route 15) near Glenwood Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
Crenshaw County was established from five existing counties in 1866. The first courthouse and county seat were originally in Rutledge. The county seat moved to its present location after the 1893 election. The first courthouse at this location . . . — — Map (db m183474) HM
On Forest Avenue at West 9th Street, on the right when traveling south on Forest Avenue.
In 1904, Alabama industrialist Frazier Michel
Douglass, Sr. hired a carpenter from Alexander
City, Alabama to build the Douglass House. The
house is a two-story Queen Anne Victorian and
might be the only home of this architectural type
in . . . — — Map (db m163677) HM
On U.S. 331 north of 9th Street, on the right when traveling north.
The historic properties within the Luverne Historic District represent seventy years of history from the 1880s to the late 1940s. This district includes the first commercial businesses in downtown and middle to upper middle-class homes. These . . . — — Map (db m172462) HM
On Glenwood Avenue at East 4th Street, on the right when traveling north on Glenwood Avenue.
In the late 1800s, Benjamin R. Bricken,
Crenshaw County's first attorney-at-law, built
the Bricken Building, a landmark in the field
of law in this county. Between 1893 and 1933,
the Bricken Law Firm occupied the building
Then, Ben H. Lightfoot . . . — — Map (db m163730) HM
On Lee Street (State Road 10) at North Watts Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Lee Street.
Rutledge was the first county seat of Crenshaw County and held that position from March 1867 to May 1893. Originally called Barber’s Cross Roads, it was briefly named Crenshaw; but June 10, 1867, it was changed to Rutledge in honor of Captain Henry . . . — — Map (db m72053) HM
On Lee Street (State Road 10) 1 mile west of Montgomery Highway (U.S. 331), on the right when traveling west.
The Rutledge Primitive Baptist Church was built circa 1890, on land donated by Thomas Warren Shows and his family. The Rutledge Primitive Baptist Church was a member of the Ebenezer Primitive Baptist Association, which was formed in 1837. It was one . . . — — Map (db m72054) HM