“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Elgin, Alabama

Clickable Map of Lauderdale 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> Lauderdale County, AL (239) Colbert County, AL (108) Lawrence County, AL (59) Limestone County, AL (90) Tishomingo County, MS (30) Giles County, TN (73) Hardin County, TN (632) Lawrence County, TN (61) Wayne County, TN (28)  LauderdaleCounty(239) Lauderdale County (239)  ColbertCounty(108) Colbert County (108)  LawrenceCounty(59) Lawrence County (59)  LimestoneCounty(90) Limestone County (90)  TishomingoCountyMississippi(30) Tishomingo County (30)  GilesCountyTennessee(73) Giles County (73)  HardinCounty(632) Hardin County (632)  LawrenceCounty(61) Lawrence County (61)  WayneCounty(28) Wayne County (28)
Florence is the county seat for Lauderdale County
Elgin is in Lauderdale County
      Lauderdale County (239)  
      Colbert County (108)  
      Lawrence County (59)  
      Limestone County (90)  
      Tishomingo County, Mississippi (30)  
      Giles County, Tennessee (73)  
      Hardin County, Tennessee (632)  
      Lawrence County, Tennessee (61)  
      Wayne County, Tennessee (28)  
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1 Alabama, Lauderdale County, Elgin — Cherokee Chief Doublehead's Village Around 1800
About 1800 Doublehead located his village at this site, where his brother-in-law Tahlonteeskee had previously lived. Doublehead's log house was built along the same style of those of the white settlers. Chief Doublehead had previously led raids . . . Map (db m83942) HM
2 Alabama, Lauderdale County, Elgin — Daniel WhiteSettled Here in 1818
Daniel White, native of North Carolina, purchased land here in 1818, a year before Alabama became a state. His home and stagecoach stop, "Wayside Inn" was a large two~ story log house located on the North side of the highway from this site. In 1834 . . . Map (db m29170) HM
3 Alabama, Lauderdale County, Elgin — Elgin/Elgin Crossroads
(side 1) Settlement of this area began in the early 1800s. Gabriel Butler settled approximately two miles northwest of here on Bluewater Creek. His name is found on the 1810 petition for removal of white settlers leasing land on Chief . . . Map (db m83934) HM
4 Alabama, Lauderdale County, Elgin — Jesse James Gang Canal Payroll Robbery/Trial of Frank James
Jesse James Gang Canal Payroll Robbery March 1881 In, 1881, approximately three miles south of here, the U.S. Corps of Engineers was constructing the Muscle Shoals Canal along the north side of the Tennessee River. On March 11, 1881, . . . Map (db m99897) HM
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Apr. 24, 2024