“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 Arab, Alabama

Clickable Map of Marshall 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> Marshall County, AL (32) Blount County, AL (19) Cullman County, AL (48) DeKalb County, AL (27) Etowah County, AL (37) Jackson County, AL (38) Madison County, AL (196) Morgan County, AL (77)  MarshallCounty(32) Marshall County (32)  BlountCounty(19) Blount County (19)  CullmanCounty(48) Cullman County (48)  DeKalbCounty(27) DeKalb County (27)  EtowahCounty(37) Etowah County (37)  JacksonCounty(38) Jackson County (38)  MadisonCounty(196) Madison County (196)  MorganCounty(77) Morgan County (77)
Guntersville is the county seat for Marshall County
Arab is in Marshall County
      Marshall County (32)  
      Blount County (19)  
      Cullman County (48)  
      DeKalb County (27)  
      Etowah County (37)  
      Jackson County (38)  
      Madison County (196)  
      Morgan County (77)  
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1Alabama (Marshall County), Arab — 1883 Methodist Church Cemetery
A congregation of the Methodist Episcopal Church North erected a log church, possibly named Pleasant Hill Methodist Church, adjacent to this cemetery in 1883. The church served as Arab's first school. The earliest marked grave is 1883, though older . . . Map (db m42594) HM
2Alabama (Marshall County), Arab — Bear Meat Cabin Road
Starting as an ancient Indian trail, the north–south road through Arab in 1816 was known as Bear Meat Cabin Road. By 1818, it had become an important Federal trade route through the Alabama Territory known as the St. Stephens – . . . Map (db m40134) HM
3Alabama (Marshall County), Arab — Brashier's Chapel CemeteryMarshall County
Brashier's Chapel community was named for Hiram Brashier who emigrated from South Carolina in 1885 and settled near the present day Brashier's Chapel Cemetery. The oldest grave dates to 1866 and is for Mary Tuttle, the maternal grandmother of . . . Map (db m83810) HM
4Alabama (Marshall County), Arab — Farmer's Exchange
The Farmer’s Exchange was a focal point of commerce during the early years of the young town of Arab. Farmers exchanged their corn, eggs, butter, hides and other agricultural products for a barrel of flour, a stand of lard or other . . . Map (db m40627) HM
5Alabama (Marshall County), Arab — First Arab High School / First Arab Auditorium
First Arab High School In the early 1900s, students from Arab enrolled at Albertville High School because Arab didn’t have a high school. One group, called the “Brindlee Mountain Boys”, would travel to Guntersville by buggy and then by train . . . Map (db m85850) HM
6Alabama (Marshall County), Arab — First Baptist Church
Founded on September 5, 1912, by 40 charter members, First Baptist Church is the second oldest church located within Arab’s original town limits of one square mile. The church was first located just off South Main Street on Fry Gap Road. The Rev. . . . Map (db m40136) HM
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7Alabama (Marshall County), Arab — First United Methodist Church
Founded in 1892 under the leadership of the Rev. B.O.H. Cochran, this is the oldest church congregation inside Arab’s original town limits of one square mile. Twenty-eight names were listed on the church’s original membership roll. Affiliated with . . . Map (db m42593) HM
8Alabama (Marshall County), Arab — Fry Cemetery
Located on the hilltop 500 feet southwest of here. Fry Cemetery typifies rural valley-and-ridge community cemeteries of the 1800s. The Fry family emigrated from Virginia to this area when it was still part of the Mississippi Territory. Revolutionary . . . Map (db m85851) HM
9Alabama (Marshall County), Arab — Gilliam Springs Baptist Church
Gilliam Springs Baptist Church was founded by nine charter members on November 25, 1882, under the leadership of the Rev. P.J. Corley in the Gilliam Springs School. The log school was located on the east side of North Main Street in the vicinity of . . . Map (db m40133) HM
10Alabama (Marshall County), Arab — Shoal Creek Baptist Church
The church was founded on March 14, 1886 by charter members R.J. Riddle, Julie Riddle, W.J. Wright, A. M. Preston, W.B. Scott and F.E. Scott. It is named after Shoal Creek, which rises up less than a mile from the church grounds and empties into the . . . Map (db m68785) HM
11Alabama (Marshall County), Arab — Stephen Tuttle Thompson(1832-1912) — Founder of the Town of Arab —
Indirectly responsible for the naming of the town, Stephen Tuttle Thompson was born Feb. 22, 1832, in Rhea County, Tennessee. He moved to west Marshall County with his parents about 1840 and relocated in 1858 to what became Thompson’s Village and . . . Map (db m85852) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022