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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Dadeville, Alabama

Clickable Map of Tallapoosa 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> Tallapoosa County, AL (57) Chambers County, AL (24) Clay County, AL (17) Coosa County, AL (3) Elmore County, AL (48) Lee County, AL (74) Macon County, AL (91) Randolph County, AL (14)  TallapoosaCounty(57) Tallapoosa County (57)  ChambersCounty(24) Chambers County (24)  ClayCounty(17) Clay County (17)  CoosaCounty(3) Coosa County (3)  ElmoreCounty(48) Elmore County (48)  LeeCounty(74) Lee County (74)  MaconCounty(91) Macon County (91)  RandolphCounty(14) Randolph County (14)
Dadeville is the county seat for Tallapoosa County
Dadeville is in Tallapoosa County
      Tallapoosa County (57)  
      Chambers County (24)  
      Clay County (17)  
      Coosa County (3)  
      Elmore County (48)  
      Lee County (74)  
      Macon County (91)  
      Randolph County (14)  
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1 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Alabama Mills WWII Memorial
In honor of those who served so gallantly in World War II, 1941 — 1945 and in memory of the following who made the supreme sacrifice Monroe Newman • G.W. HendersonMap (db m95134) WM
2 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Battle Of Horseshoe BendOne hundredth anniversary — 1814 - 1914 —
This tablet is placed by Tallapoosa County in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the Battle Of Horseshoe Bend, fought within its limits on March 27, 1814. There the Creek Indians, led by Menawa and other chiefs, . . . Map (db m28751) HM
3 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Carnation Milk Plant1943~1961
In 1941, the Carnation Company of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, purchased land in Dadeville to build a powdered milk plant on this site. Difficulties securing the proper milk evaporating equipment delayed the opening of the facility until November 1943. . . . Map (db m223977) HM
4 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Dadeville Coca-Cola Company1912~1934
In 1912, Adam Hill Wilder opened a Coca-Cola bottling plant at the corner of Cussetta and West streets. Wilder's plant produced the beverage in 6.5-ounce glass bottles, filled one at a time by machine. A case of thirty-four bottles cost 80˘. For . . . Map (db m223953) HM
5 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Dennis HotelCirca 1836~Circa 1960
Called the United States Hotel until the 1890s, the Dennis Hotel was owned by a Dadeville family by that name for well over a century. It began as a stage stop, and gained fame as the living quarters for mid-19th-century humorist Johnson Jones . . . Map (db m223969) HM
6 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — First Baptist Church1838
Dadeville First Baptist Church was organized on December 1, 1838. The initial congregation of nine community members. banding together to serve Christ, met first in a home and then in the Masonic Lodge. The first sanctuary, built in 1854 on . . . Map (db m95106) HM
7 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Fletcher Napoleon Farrington, Sr.1902 - 1968 — County Agent and Civic Leader —
Fletcher Farrington, after graduating from the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University), came to Tallapoosa County as a county agent for the Agricultural Extension Service in 1932. Concluding that soil erosion was the local farmers . . . Map (db m95105) HM
8 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Grafenberg Medical Institute1852 - 1861
Alabama’s first medical school. Trained physicians who rendered great service to the State and Confederacy. Closed by war and death of its founder, Philip M. Shepard, M.D.Map (db m28741) HM
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9 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Historic Dadeville
Strategically located at the juncture of 19th-century roads from Georgia and Tennessee, Dadeville was first charted in 1837. The next year, it was designated the seat of justice for Tallapoosa County, one of a number of counties created in 1832 . . . Map (db m223964) HM
10 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Horseshoe Bend Battle Ground12 Miles North
There on March 27, 1814 General Andrew Jackson commanding U. S. forces and friendly Indians, broke the power of the Creek Confederacy.Map (db m39812) HM
11 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Johnson J. Hooper1815 - 1861
. . . Map (db m28745) HM
12 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Tallapoosa County
In August 1814, following Gen. Andrew Jackson's victory at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend, the Creek Nation ceded its land in central and south Alabama to the U.S. Government. On March 24, 1832, the Creek Nation signed the Treaty of Cusseta, . . . Map (db m223956) HM
13 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Tallapoosa County High School1910~1949
A 1907 act of the Alabama Legislature called for the construction of a new public high school in each county. Officials selected Dadeville as the location of Tallapoosa County High School. Residents sought private funds and used a bond issue to . . . Map (db m223975) HM
14 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Tallapoosa County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial
Honor Roll In loving memory of the men of Tallapoosa County who made the supreme sacrifice. "Korean Conflict" 25 June 1950 to 31 January 1955 Betts, Charles Jr. Brooks, Jimmy Bryant, Morris N. Buckner, Ernest B. . . . Map (db m68063) WM
15 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Tallapoosa County World War I Memorial
To the memory of the men of Tallapoosa County Alabama who gave their lives in the World War Sanford E. Adams Henry Lorenza Dabbs Paul H. Harris Amos D. Howle Handley Mask Clarence E. Newell Allen Plant Harmie E. Stevens . . . Map (db m68068) WM
16 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Tallapoosa County World War II Memorial
Tallapoosa County honors its sons who gave their lives in World War II Sacrifice • Courage Jack N. Adams • Charles W. Allen • Phillip H. Avery • James F. Baker • William C. Baxter • Austin Belyeu • Lois Blankenship • Eddie . . . Map (db m68162) WM
17 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — The Rock Store / The Rock Store's Cosby Family1890s~1957
The Rock Store Built in the late 1890s by Wingfield Terrell Cosby, Sr., his wife Drusilla, and their seven children, the Rock Store was a Tallapoosa County institution for more than a half century. Local rocks crudely stacked and joined with . . . Map (db m223944) HM
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18 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — William Carl Roeck1836~1920
Born and educated in Baden, Germany, and educated as a horticulturist, William Carl Roeck arrived in America in 1854 at the age of eighteen and engaged in extensive travels. He later enlisted in the Confederate Army, serving four years in the Second . . . Map (db m223945) HM
19 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Woods Presbyterian Church
In 1898, nine area residents organized a Presbyterian church with Rev. B.F. Bellinger as organizational pastor. Worship services were held every fourth Sunday in the old Concord School or, weather permitting, under a bush arbor on the site. A . . . Map (db m95111) HM
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Apr. 25, 2024