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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Clayton, Alabama

 
Clickable Map of Barbour 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 Barbour County, AL (52) Bullock County, AL (22) Dale County, AL (25) Henry County, AL (37) Pike County, AL (37) Russell County, AL (68) Clay County, GA (22) Quitman County, GA (6) Stewart County, GA (29)  BarbourCounty(52) Barbour County (52)  BullockCounty(22) Bullock County (22)  DaleCounty(25) Dale County (25)  HenryCounty(37) Henry County (37)  PikeCounty(37) Pike County (37)  RussellCounty(68) Russell County (68)  ClayCountyGeorgia(22) Clay County (22)  QuitmanCounty(6) Quitman County (6)  StewartCounty(29) Stewart County (29)
Location of Clayton, Alabama
    Barbour County (52)
    Bullock County (22)
    Dale County (25)
    Henry County (37)
    Pike County (37)
    Russell County (68)
    Clay County, Georgia (22)
    Quitman County, Georgia (6)
    Stewart County, Georgia (29)
 
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1Alabama (Barbour County), Clayton — Barbour County / Early Barbour County Commissioners
Barbour County On this site in 1833 was erected the first Barbour County Court House, a round log building 20 feet square. The first county seat was located at Louisville which had previously served as the county seat of Pike. This old Pike . . . Map (db m81857) HM
2Alabama (Barbour County), Clayton — George Corley Wallace, Lurleen Burns Wallace Governors of Alabama
George and Lurleen Wallace spent much time at Memorial Hall with their involvement in community events and the education of their children. They served 17 years as Governor and were the only husband and wife to serve as Alabama’s Governor. Wallace . . . Map (db m62807) HM
3Alabama (Barbour County), Clayton — Grace Episcopal Church
This church had its origins in a mission station established by the Rev. J. L. Gay in 1844. On May 10, 1872 the mission was formally accepted in the Diocese of Alabama as Grace Church. Construction of a church building began in 1875 on a lot owned . . . Map (db m60756) HM
4Alabama (Barbour County), Clayton — History of Clayton, Alabama/Clayton’s Architectural Heritage
County Seat of Barbour County Clayton, the county seat of Barbour County is located geographically in the center of the county. The town was located at the headwaters of the Pea and Choctawhatchee rivers on the historic road from Hobdy’s . . . Map (db m60772) HM
5Alabama (Barbour County), Clayton — In Loving Memory of the Clayton Soldiers of the World War1917 – 1918
Col. Bertram T. Clayton Jeff Quillin Luther Winburn Ralph Dorman George Johnston Vernon Kennedy Katie Dent (Nurse)Map (db m173470) WM
6Alabama (Barbour County), Clayton — Jere Locke BeasleyActing Governor of Alabama June 5 – July 7, 1972
Jere Locke Beasley was born in Tyler, Texas on December 12, 1935. At a young age, Beasley and his family moved to Clayton, Alabama very near the Pratt’s Station Community in which his great-great-grandfather had settled in 1819. He served as the . . . Map (db m82871) HM
7Alabama (Barbour County), Clayton — Miller – Martin Townhouse
John H. Miller built this Gothic Revival townhouse in 1859. He and his wife moved from Orangeburg, South Carolina to Barbour County in the early 1830s, settling in an area which would become known as the Tabernacle community. He later purchased a . . . Map (db m60755) HM
8Alabama (Barbour County), Clayton — Octagon House
This unusual house was built 1859 – 1861 by Benjamin Franklin Petty, a carriage and furniture merchant, who was a native of New York and a pioneer settler of Clayton. It was patterned after a design made popular by Orson S. Fowler’s book A . . . Map (db m39121) HM
9Alabama (Barbour County), Clayton — Union Baptist Church Cemetery
Church founded in 1835 and rebuilt in 1947. Union Baptist Church is the second oldest Baptist church in Barbour County. In memory of Reverend John L. Dowling. Loving husband and father.Map (db m60800) HM
 
Jul. 24, 2021