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Historical Markers in Burnt Corn, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg 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
Burnt Corn is in Conecuh County
      Conecuh County (26)  
ADJACENT TO CONECUH COUNTY
      Butler County (24)  
      Covington County (17)  
      Escambia County (31)  
      Monroe County (23)  
 
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1Alabama (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
2Alabama (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
3Alabama (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
4Alabama (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
5Alabama (Conecuh County), Burnt Corn — James Salter
. . . Map (db m47979) HM
6Alabama (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
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7Alabama (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
8Alabama (Monroe County), Burnt Corn — Burnt Corn Spring
The historical Burnt Corn Spring is located near this point on the Old Federal Road - the spring poured into the west branch of the creek that took its name. James Cornells had a residence at the spring before 1813. In the summer of 1813, a war . . . Map (db m203710) HM
9Alabama (Monroe County), Burnt Corn — Old Federal RoadBurnt Corn
Burnt Corn, Monroe County's earliest settlement, became the crossroads of the Great Pensacola Trading Path and The Federal Road. Settler Jim Cornells returned from Pensacola in 1813, finding his home destroyed and his wife kidnapped by a Creek . . . Map (db m47687) HM
10Alabama (Monroe County), Burnt Corn — Puryearville
The Puryearville Methodist Church began as a society near Burnt Corn in 1820 and was located here c. 1830 to c. 1943. Richard C. Puryear deeded 2 acres of land on March 25, 1843 to Isaac Betts, George Watson, William Black, Joel B. Walden and Thomas . . . Map (db m47699) HM
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022