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Historical Markers in Delta, Alabama

 
Clickable Map of Clay 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 Clay County, AL (17) Cleburne County, AL (2) Coosa County, AL (3) Randolph County, AL (9) Talladega County, AL (29) Tallapoosa County, AL (48)  ClayCounty(17) Clay County (17)  CleburneCounty(2) Cleburne County (2)  CoosaCounty(3) Coosa County (3)  RandolphCounty(9) Randolph County (9)  TalladegaCounty(29) Talladega County (29)  TallapoosaCounty(48) Tallapoosa County (48)
Ashland is the county seat for Clay County
Delta is in Clay County
      Clay County (17)  
ADJACENT TO CLAY COUNTY
      Cleburne County (2)  
      Coosa County (3)  
      Randolph County (9)  
      Talladega County (29)  
      Tallapoosa County (48)  
 
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1Alabama (Clay County), Delta — Alabama's Highest Point
Everyone needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. –John Muir Mount Cheaha is Alabama's highest point at 2,407 feet above sea level and is part of the . . . Map (db m175329) HM
2Alabama (Clay County), Delta — CCC Bunker Observation Tower
I propose to create a Civilian Conservation Corps to be used in simple work...More important however, than the material gains will be the moral and spiritual value of such work. –Franklin D. Roosevelt Cheaha State Park was built by the . . . Map (db m175327) HM
3Alabama (Clay County), Delta — Civilian Conservation Corps
On Oct. 29, 1929 the world changed as we know it. On that ominous day, the stock market crashed and facilitated the U.S. Great Depression. Many Americans were unemployed and numerous families lost their homes to foreclosure. In 1933 President . . . Map (db m175325) HM
4Alabama (Clay County), Delta — Home Sweet Home
The forests near Cheaha have been inhabited for thousands of years. Trade routes brought other native and non-native people to the area searching for ore, gemstones, venison, hides, furs, honey, beeswax, hickory nut oil, and other medicinal and . . . Map (db m175335) HM
5Alabama (Clay County), Delta — Managing Public Land
In 1933 the Civilian Conservation Corps began construction of Cheaha State Park as parks across the nation were built, President Franklin D. Roosevelt provided jobs and stability as well as parks for future generations. The 2,799 acre Cheaha . . . Map (db m175560) HM
6Alabama (Clay County), Delta — Native American Footsteps
As you walk across this mountain, you will step in their footsteps. They worked, played, laughed, cried, loved, fought, and admired this mountain. Rock shelters near the base of the mountain have revealed archaeological evidence of the presence . . . Map (db m175321) HM
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7Alabama (Clay County), Delta — Won't You Be My Neighbor
From this viewshed, you are looking over the Talladega National Forest. The federal government purchased the land in 1936 as part of an effort to restore clear-cut timberlands and farmlands no longer capable of producing crops. The contiguous . . . Map (db m175330) HM
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022