“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Brewton, Alabama

Clickable Map of Escambia 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> Escambia County, AL (31) Baldwin County, AL (141) Conecuh County, AL (26) Covington County, AL (17) Monroe County, AL (24) Escambia County, FL (176) Okaloosa County, FL (151) Santa Rosa County, FL (71)  EscambiaCounty(31) Escambia County (31)  BaldwinCounty(141) Baldwin County (141)  ConecuhCounty(26) Conecuh County (26)  CovingtonCounty(17) Covington County (17)  MonroeCounty(24) Monroe County (24)  EscambiaCountyFlorida(176) Escambia County (176)  OkaloosaCounty(151) Okaloosa County (151)  SantaRosaCounty(71) Santa Rosa County (71)
Brewton is the county seat for Escambia County
Brewton is in Escambia County
      Escambia County (31)  
      Baldwin County (141)  
      Conecuh County (26)  
      Covington County (17)  
      Monroe County (24)  
      Escambia County, Florida (176)  
      Okaloosa County, Florida (151)  
      Santa Rosa County, Florida (71)  
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1 Alabama, Escambia County, Brewton — Bank of Brewton
Recognized as “Alabama’s Oldest Bank,” the Bank of Brewton opened for business on Monday, January 7, 1899. Brewton, Alabama was a prosperous town in the late 1800s. A local resident, Charles Sowell, participated in the flourishing times. A native . . . Map (db m239154) HM
2 Alabama, Escambia County, Brewton — Burnt Corn Park Cistern(Water Tank)
Side 1 This tank was used to hold water for the City of Brewton Electric Light and Water Works Fire Protection System and was built circa early 1890's. This location was originally the Blacksher Miller Lumber Company, which became . . . Map (db m94172) HM
3 Alabama, Escambia County, Brewton — Escambia County Veterans Memorial
West Side Veterans Memorial North Side Duty Honor Country Built by the People of Escambia County Dedicated November 11, 1987 Honoring those men and women of Escambia County who served . . . Map (db m84397) WM
4 Alabama, Escambia County, Brewton — Franklin CemeteryEscambia County
Franklin Cemetery was established in the mid-nineteenth century and was originally located on land where the existing Georgia-Pacific Brewton LLC containerboard mill stands off of Highway 31 in Brewton. The cemetery served as the primary burial . . . Map (db m94163) HM
5 Alabama, Escambia County, Brewton — Hart Station
Erected by his friends and the Escambia County Bar Association in memory of James Edward Hart, Jr. (1942 – 1992), who contributed much to his community, his church and his profession. He loved trains. Due to his efforts, passenger service . . . Map (db m39033) HM
6 Alabama, Escambia County, Brewton — Pilgrims' Rest Cemetery
This cemetery was established in 1854 when Pilgrims' Rest Baptist Church was founded across the road on September 17 in that same year. The cemetery remained prominent in Alco even though the original congregation moved and Alco Methodist Church . . . Map (db m130672) HM
7 Alabama, Escambia County, Brewton — Ritz Theatre
The Ritz Theatre opened its doors on this site September 14, 1936, and for more than fifty (50) years prided itself as the “Hub of the Brewton Community.” Between its first feature, "Yours For the Asking” and its last, . . . Map (db m154552) HM
8 Alabama, Escambia County, Brewton — Second Saint Siloam Missionary Baptist ChurchConstructed June 10, 1910
On November 5, 1909, a group of worshipers gathered in the Congregational Church on the corner of St. Joseph and Evergreen Streets and organized the Second Saint Siloam Missionary Baptist Church. On June 10, 1910, the Second Saint Siloam Missionary . . . Map (db m130671) HM
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9 Alabama, Escambia County, Brewton — Southern Pine Electric Membership Corporation
The Southern Pine Electric Membership Corporation was energized at this site on September 12, 1939, sending electric power flowing into 75 homes and businesses in rural areas of Escambia, Conecuh, Monroe and Baldwin Counties for the first time. The . . . Map (db m84372) HM
10 Alabama, Escambia County, Brewton — The Leigh Place
The Leigh Place The First Escambia County Courthouse in Brewton Used as the County Seat from 1885 to 1890. After various other uses, remodeled as an office in 1969.Map (db m84392) HM
11 Alabama, Escambia County, Brewton — The Robbins & McGowin Building
Truly an Escambia County landmark, Robbins and McGowin Co. organized in March 1897 with the consolidation of the J. I. Robbins and J. G. McGowin Stores, the millinery of Miss L. A. Cunningham, the Blacksher-Miller Commissary, and the J. E. Finlay . . . Map (db m130673) HM
12 Alabama, Escambia County, Brewton — Union Cemetery
Union Cemetery has been an important resting place for Brewton's loved ones since at least 1879. State officials acknowledged the historical significance of Union Cemetery for our area by adding it to the Alabama Historic Cemetery Register . . . Map (db m94162) HM
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May. 28, 2024