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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greene County, Alabama

 
Clickable Map of Greene 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 Greene County, AL (12) Hale County, AL (27) Marengo County, AL (28) Pickens County, AL (18) Sumter County, AL (13) Tuscaloosa County, AL (143)  GreeneCounty(12) Greene County (12)  HaleCounty(27) Hale County (27)  MarengoCounty(28) Marengo County (28)  PickensCounty(18) Pickens County (18)  SumterCounty(13) Sumter County (13)  TuscaloosaCounty(143) Tuscaloosa County (143)
Eutaw is the county seat for Greene County
Adjacent to Greene County, Alabama
      Hale County (27)  
      Marengo County (28)  
      Pickens County (18)  
      Sumter County (13)  
      Tuscaloosa County (143)  
 
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1Alabama, Greene County, Boligee — Boligee Presbyterian ChurchEstablished October 21, 1900
On School Street (County Road 76) at Boligee Street (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling south on School Street.
. . . Map (db m203615) HM
2Alabama, Greene County, Clinton — Clinton Baptist Church
On Alabama Route 39, 0.1 miles west of Alabama Route 14, on the right when traveling west.
This church was organized in 1838 as Concord Baptist Church, located nearby on Trussells Creek. The first minister was Rev. William Manning. Charter members were: Mr. and Mrs. Moses Buttler, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Childs, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Keith, . . . Map (db m203606) HM
3Alabama, Greene County, Eutaw — A County Older Than The State, Greene County
On Tuscaloosa Street (U.S. 11) east of Springfield Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
Named for Revolutionary hero, General Nathaniel Greene, who drove British from Southeast. Area explored by DeSoto, 1540. Claimed as French Louisiana, 1699. Ceded to England, 1763. Ceded by Choctaw Nation, 1816. Made a territorial . . . Map (db m37962) HM
4Alabama, Greene County, Eutaw — First Presbyterian ChurchEutaw, Alabama
On Main Street (State Highway 14) at Wilson Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Main Street.
Erected 1851, D.B. Anthony Contractor Organized by Tuscaloosa Presbytery in 1824 as Mesopotamia Presbyterian Church. John H. Gray first minister 1826-1836 Educational Building Erected 1959Map (db m37953) HM
5Alabama, Greene County, Eutaw — Greene County Veterans Monument
On Boligee Street (U.S. 11) at Springfield Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Boligee Street.
[Front] In honor of all who served their country in World War I, World War II, Korean conflict and Vietnam Erected 1987 by loved ones and friends of veterans of Greene County [Back] In memory of those . . . Map (db m203618) WM
6Alabama, Greene County, Eutaw — Matthew LeonardSergeant First Class, US Army — Co B 1st Bn 16th Inf 1st Inf Div. —
On Boligee Street (U.S. 11) at Springfield Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Boligee Street.
Nov. 26, 1929 - Feb. 28, 1967, Born in Eutaw, Alabama. Awarded the Medal of Honor for gallantry at Suoi Da, South Vietnam. While under attack, SFC Leonard charged an enemy machine gun and even though wounded continued to command his men until his . . . Map (db m203628) HM WM
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7Alabama, Greene County, Eutaw — Thomas Earl Gilmore, Sr.
On Tuscaloosa Street (Alabama Route 14) east of Springfield Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
On this site, in January 1971, Thomas Earl Gilmore, Sr. was sworn in as Sheriff of Greene County. He was the first African American Sheriff in the county's history and served three consecutive terms until he retired from local politics. Gilmore, . . . Map (db m203630) HM
8Alabama, Greene County, Eutaw — Welcome to Eutaw, Alabama: The Gateway To The Black BeltCounty Seat of Greene County
On Main Street (U.S. 11) near Springfield Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
In 1838, Greene County citizens voted to change the town seat from Erie to Eutaw. The City of Eutaw, Alabama was incorporated as a town by an act of the State Legislature on January 2, 1841. Greene County had been named for General Nathaniel Greene. . . . Map (db m83752) HM
9Alabama, Greene County, Forkland — St. John’s Church(Episcopal)
On Demopolis Highway (U.S. 43) at A. L. Isaac Road, on the right when traveling south on Demopolis Highway.
Organized “in the Prairie” south of Greensboro in 1834 by the Rev. Caleb Ives, pioneer missionary to the old Southwest. Admitted to parish status in 1838 by the Rt. Rev. Jackson Kemper, Provisional Bishop of Alabama. First . . . Map (db m37969) HM
10Alabama, Greene County, Pleasant Ridge — Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church
On Pleasant Ridge Road, 0.2 miles south of Alabama Route 14, on the right when traveling south.
By appointment of Tuscaloosa Presbytery, November 18, 1848 Rev. J. L. Kirkpatrick and Rev. C. A. Stillman organized a Presbyterian Church at Pleasant Ridge, Alabama. There were thirteen charter members. Services were held in a home near site of . . . Map (db m92649) HM
11Alabama, Greene County, Union — Beulah Baptist ChurchOrganized February 23, 1833
On County Route 213, 0.4 miles south of County Route 220, on the left when traveling south.
Charter members were — Elizabeth Brooks, David S Brooks, Thomas J. Drummond, Nancy Leatherwood, John Leopard, Albert M. Tandy, Matilda Tandy, Ralph Tandy, Luke Thornton, Sarah Thornton, Rev. Matthew Pickett Smith. The first building was of . . . Map (db m203604) HM
12Alabama, Greene County, West Greene — Hardy HomeplaceGreene County
On County Road 117, 0.1 miles east of County Road 20, on the right when traveling east.
In 1800, Thomas Reeves purchased 150 acres of land in this area and then passed it to his daughter, Elizabeth Reeves Hales in 1836. Rev. William Stith and Elizabeth Davie Hardy came to the West Greene community in 1879, where they bought a farm and . . . Map (db m203612) HM
 
 
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Feb. 6, 2023