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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Conecuh County, Alabama

Clickable Map of Conecuh County, Alabama and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Conecuh County, AL (26) Butler County, AL (24) Covington County, AL (17) Escambia County, AL (31) Monroe County, AL (23)  ConecuhCounty(26) Conecuh County (26)  ButlerCounty(24) Butler County (24)  CovingtonCounty(17) Covington County (17)  EscambiaCounty(31) Escambia County (31)  MonroeCounty(23) Monroe County (23)
Evergreen is the county seat for Conecuh County
Adjacent to Conecuh County, Alabama
      Butler County (24)  
      Covington County (17)  
      Escambia County (31)  
      Monroe County (23)  
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1 Alabama, Conecuh County, Bermuda — Old Federal Road
Near Bermuda was the home of Jeremiah Austill, who won fame in the canoe fight on the Alabama River during the Creek Indian War. His first wife, Sarah, died of injuries from falling off a fence during an Indian raid.Map (db m81280) HM
2 Alabama, Conecuh County, Brooklyn — Brooklyn Baptist Church
Organized by Elder Alexander Travis in 1821 in a log building used as a school and house of worship in mid Brooklyn next to the Methodist Cemetery. Elder Travis served many years as preacher of Brooklyn Missionary Baptist Church. In 1860 Eli . . . Map (db m194554) HM
3 Alabama, Conecuh County, Brooklyn — Brooklyn, Alabama
A settlement originally located at the mouth of Ard and Bottle Creek, three miles northwest of the current site, is one of the oldest communities in Conecuh County. Brooklyn was founded by Edwin Robinson in 1820 and named for his hometown in . . . Map (db m193084) HM
4 Alabama, Conecuh County, Burnt Corn — Burnt Corn Male Academy
Incorporated by legislative act on December 31, 1841, the Burnt Corn Male Academy was built near here, close to a fresh spring. The spot became known as Academy Spring. Despite its name, the institution became coeducational. John Green, who started . . . Map (db m203709) HM
5 Alabama, Conecuh County, Burnt Corn — Dr. John Watkins1785 - 1853
One of the framers of the constitution of the State of Ala, represented Monroe Co. in the first legislature of the new state in 1819, rep- resented Butler, Conecuh & Monroe Cos. in the State Sen- ate 1820-1842-1845. He was the . . . Map (db m81321) HM
6 Alabama, Conecuh County, Burnt Corn — Dr. Watkins House
This two and a half story structure with unusual lower front extension was the home of Dr. John Watkins. Dr. Watkins was one of the first and few physicians in this part of the Mississippi Territory. Before coming to Burnt Corn, he lived in . . . Map (db m81297) HM
7 Alabama, Conecuh County, Burnt Corn — First School in Conecuh County
The first known school in Conecuh County, "Students Retreat," was located near this site. The land was owned by John Green, who also was the school’s first teacher. Green served the county in the state House of Representatives and the 1861 Secession . . . Map (db m81295) HM
8 Alabama, Conecuh County, Burnt Corn — James Salter
. . . Map (db m47979) HM
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9 Alabama, Conecuh County, Burnt Corn — John Green CemeteryConecuh County
War of 1812 veteran John Green (1790-1882) settled in Burnt Corn in 1816. He held many public offices, established the first school, and represented Conecuh County in the state legislature in 1824 and 1829. He was the Conecuh delegate to the . . . Map (db m81285) HM
10 Alabama, Conecuh County, Burnt Corn — Longmire Stagecoach Stop & First Post Office in Conecuh County
Garrett Longmire had an early trading center, tavern and stage stop near here. He served as the postmaster when his store became a post office in 1818, one of the earliest in what was then the Alabama Territory. The Burnt Corn Post Office served as . . . Map (db m81298) HM
11 Alabama, Conecuh County, Evergreen — Alabama Baptist Children’s Home Site
The Louise Short Baptist Widows’ and Orphans’ Home, consisting of a 10-room brick residence and related buildings on 80 acres of land fronted on Main Street, Evergreen, for more than ¼ mile. It was established by the Alabama Baptist . . . Map (db m81293) HM
12 Alabama, Conecuh County, Evergreen — Alexander TravisAugust 23, 1790 – December. 2, 1852
In the fall of 1817 Reverend Alexander Travis settled his affairs in South Carolina and immigrated to Conecuh County, where, in the spring of 1818, Beulah Baptist Church was constituted. In rapid succession, Travis’ firm resolve and his devotion to . . . Map (db m86270) HM
13 Alabama, Conecuh County, Evergreen — Alice's
. . . Map (db m81303) HM
14 Alabama, Conecuh County, Evergreen — City of EvergreenThe Emerald City
Evergreen, the county seat of Conecuh County, is located in the central part of the county on the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. Founded in 1819 by James Cosey, George Andrews and the Clough Brothers, Evergreen was originally known as "Cosey’s . . . Map (db m81287) HM
15 Alabama, Conecuh County, Evergreen — Conecuh County War Memorial
. . . Map (db m81348) WM
16 Alabama, Conecuh County, Evergreen — Evergreen Baptist Church
Side 1 The church was organized March 15, 1845, in the home of George Brown. The organizing council consisted of Alexander Travis, Keidar Hawthorne, J.J. Sessions. Charter members were George and Mary Brown, Elbert and Louisa Joiner, . . . Map (db m81290) HM
17 Alabama, Conecuh County, Evergreen — In Honor of Native Son Ernest Stanley Crawford, M.D.
This pioneer surgeon, teacher and medical statesman was born May 12, 1922 in Evergreen. He worked at Conecuh Drug Company as a youngster and graduated from Evergreen High School (1940). His undergraduate degree was received from the University of . . . Map (db m81289) HM
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18 Alabama, Conecuh County, Evergreen — The Bank of Evergreen
. . . Map (db m81299) HM
19 Alabama, Conecuh County, Evergreen — The Louisville and Nashville DepotEvergreen, Alabama — Built in 1907 —
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m203711) HM
20 Alabama, Conecuh County, Lime Hill — Reverend Hillary James Hawkins, D.D.1905-1995
Side 1 Doctor Reverend Hillary James Hawkins, who was affectionately known throughout the community as “Brown,” dedicated most of his adult life to providing spiritual guidance to blacks in Evergreen and surrounding . . . Map (db m81292) HM
21 Alabama, Conecuh County, Midway — Midway
Midway was one of the first settlements established in Conecuh County along the Post Road which later became the Old Federal Road. Long serving as a hub for Indian trails branching out to the north, northeast and northwest, the Midway town site once . . . Map (db m81277) HM
22 Alabama, Conecuh County, Midway — Old Federal Road
For a few months between 1811—1818 the nationally infamous highwayman, Joseph Thompson Hare, operated with his gang along the Federal Road. They headquartered at Turk's Cave near Brooklyn in Conecuh County. In his confession he referred to the . . . Map (db m81282) HM
23 Alabama, Conecuh County, Paul — United States Post Office Paul, AlabamaConecuh County
Immigrants from South Carolina settled in this area of Conecuh County in the 1870s. As the local population increased, residents needed a local post office. David Robinson submitted a petition to the U.S. Postal Service requesting a post office . . . Map (db m167702) HM
24 Alabama, Conecuh County, Pine Orchard — Old Federal RoadFort Warren
Site of Fort Warren, built in 1816 by Colonel Richard Warren, who owned considerable land in this vicinity. This facility was used as a refuge for settlers who feared for their lives in the early days of the aftermath of the Creek Indian Wars of . . . Map (db m47689) HM
25 Alabama, Conecuh County, Repton — Historic and Beautiful Repton
Side 1 In the early 1900s, Repton was a bustling railroad town along the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. Among other businesses, it boasted several hotels, banks, stores, a livery stable, cotton gin and the only hospital with a Board . . . Map (db m100840) HM
26 Alabama, Conecuh County, Repton — Old Federal Road
Duncan MacMillan’s stage stop was located near here. According to traveler James Stuart in 1830, he (Duncan) “did not taste fermented liquor” and “thought coffee was the best stimulant.” Mr. McMillan came from Scotland and like many early settlers . . . Map (db m81278) HM
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Jun. 5, 2023