“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Geneva County, Alabama

Clickable Map of Geneva 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> Geneva County, AL (7) Coffee County, AL (21) Covington County, AL (17) Dale County, AL (42) Houston County, AL (46) Holmes County, FL (4) Jackson County, FL (37) Walton County, FL (14)  GenevaCounty(7) Geneva County (7)  CoffeeCounty(21) Coffee County (21)  CovingtonCounty(17) Covington County (17)  DaleCounty(42) Dale County (42)  HoustonCounty(46) Houston County (46)  HolmesCountyFlorida(4) Holmes County (4)  JacksonCounty(37) Jackson County (37)  WaltonCounty(14) Walton County (14)
Geneva is the county seat for Geneva County
Adjacent to Geneva County, Alabama
      Coffee County (21)  
      Covington County (17)  
      Dale County (42)  
      Houston County (46)  
      Holmes County, Florida (4)  
      Jackson County, Florida (37)  
      Walton County, Florida (14)  
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1 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
2 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
3 Alabama, Geneva County, Geneva — Kenan HomeGeneva County
Built in 1888 by W.K. and Emma Knox Kenan, this home is an excellent local example of Victorian Cottage architecture. The Kenan's settled in Geneva in 1882 and were charter members of the Geneva Presbyterian Church established in 1884. Despite . . . Map (db m167707) HM
4 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
5 Alabama, Geneva County, Slocomb — "Old Town Slocomb"
In 1884, young Frank Wheeler Slocomb pushed his way on horseback into the pine forested area west of Dothan where he established Slocomb Lumber Company and, with his brother Will, a naval store that produced sill, tar, rosin, turpentine, and pitch. . . . Map (db m199311) HM
6 Alabama, Geneva County, Slocomb — Countyline Missionary Baptist ChurchSlocomb, Alabama
In November 1882, five charter members -- Adline Adams, Jane And Alexander Johnson, Hariett and Robert Wadsworth -- organized Countyline Missionary Baptist Church on land donated by Shade Adams, They named it for the Mother Church, Countyline, of . . . Map (db m199422) HM
7 Alabama, Geneva County, Slocomb — Countyline Missionary Baptist ChurchSlocomb, Alabama
The Countyline Missionary Baptist Church and adjoining cemetery were established in November 1882, on land donated by Shade Adams, Originally donated by way of a gentleman's agreement with the founding members, the land was deeded to the 'Countyline . . . Map (db m199425) HM
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Dec. 2, 2023