Historical Markers and War Memorials in Clayton, Alabama
Clayton is the county seat for Barbour County
Clayton is in Barbour County
Barbour County(67) ► ADJACENT TO BARBOUR COUNTY Bullock County(23) ► Dale County(34) ► Henry County(37) ► Pike County(38) ► Russell County(69) ► Clay County, Georgia(22) ► Quitman County, Georgia(6) ► Stewart County, Georgia(29) ►
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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
In proud and loving memory of the Confederate private soldier.
He bore the brunt of the great war. His privations and sufferings were surpassed only by his manhood and courage. He was of our home and blood, and we love his name and memory with . . . — — Map (db m185415) WM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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