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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Guntersville, Alabama

 
Clickable Map of Marshall 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 Marshall County, AL (42) Blount County, AL (19) Cullman County, AL (47) DeKalb County, AL (35) Etowah County, AL (37) Jackson County, AL (38) Madison County, AL (212) Morgan County, AL (81)  MarshallCounty(42) Marshall County (42)  BlountCounty(19) Blount County (19)  CullmanCounty(47) Cullman County (47)  DeKalbCounty(35) DeKalb County (35)  EtowahCounty(37) Etowah County (37)  JacksonCounty(38) Jackson County (38)  MadisonCounty(212) Madison County (212)  MorganCounty(81) Morgan County (81)
Guntersville is the county seat for Marshall County
Guntersville is in Marshall County
      Marshall County (42)  
ADJACENT TO MARSHALL COUNTY
      Blount County (19)  
      Cullman County (47)  
      DeKalb County (35)  
      Etowah County (37)  
      Jackson County (38)  
      Madison County (212)  
      Morgan County (81)  
 
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1 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Bodine CemeteryMarshall County
Bodine Cemetery is located 100 yards south of here in an area of Brown’s Valley set aside in the Indian Treaty of 1816. James and Catherine Butler Bodine moved to these rich farm lands from Sevier County, Tennessee where their French ancestors . . . Map (db m210724) HM
2 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Carter Hardware1910 - 1940
John H. Carter Sr., along with his brothers Sam and W.H., operated a hardware store here for thirty years. They had the present brick building constructed and opened for business in November of 1910. It continued in operation until 1940. John . . . Map (db m235555) HM
3 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Claysville Junior High School
Claysville School was born of community pride and the tireless labor of the people. Built on five acres bought for two dollars per acre from C. W. Baird, Sarah Baird, and H. D. Walls, Claysville School was completed on February 19, 1929. Led by . . . Map (db m110731) HM
4 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Colonel Montgomery Gilbreath House
Montgomery Gilbreath had this board-and-batten house constructed prior to the beginning of the Civil War. Its design is probably based on one of the published house plans of famed landscape gardener and architect A.J. Downing (1815-1852) of . . . Map (db m235551) HM
5 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Courthouse Well
In 1883 the Marshall County Commissioners hired Nathan Horton, one of the town's black citizens, to dig a public well in the courthouse yard. The resulting eighty-foot-deep five-foot diameter well is directly under this replica of a 19th century . . . Map (db m235563) HM
6 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Errol Allan ParkEstablished 2013
This park is the result of the support of Errol C. Allan (1930-2013), longtime resident and enthusiastic supporter of Guntersville. The park is located at the site of two historic buildings (one destroyed by fire, the other by water damage). The . . . Map (db m235552) HM
7 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Events in Marshall CountyDuring War Between The States
28-29, July, 1862 Guntersville shelled-burned by Union Artillery, Cavalry and Infantry. Skirmish at Fearn's, Law's, Matthew's Landings and Ft. Deposit. 1, May 1862 - Sand Mountain Cavalry Battle - CSA Gen. Forrest - Union Col. Streight. . . . Map (db m235559) HM
8 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Faith • Strength • Hope • Service
Dedicated to those who lost their lives and to the commitment by the communities in Marshall County to survive and recover from the April 27, 2011 tornado outbreak that produced 15 tornados, caused 5 deaths, 47 injuries, and did 30 million dollars . . . Map (db m235562) HM
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9 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Federal Attack at Red Hill
On January 15, 1865 an early morning clash occurred here on the Thomas Noble farm between Federal forces led by col. William J. Palmer’s 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry of 180 men and Confederate Gen. Hylon B. Lyon’s 250 men from two Kentucky cavalry . . . Map (db m210725) HM
10 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Federal Troops Burn Guntersville During Civil War
January 15, 1865 was perhaps the darkest day in the history of Guntersville. At noon, forty Federal marines from the gunboat U.S.S. General Grant were sent to burn the town. After the mission was completed, only seven buildings remained standing – . . . Map (db m227313) HM
11 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — History of Guntersville
(Side A) This area's proximity to the Tennessee River and Indian trails made it a crossroads for early habitation, settlement, and trade. Archaeological studies reveal it was first inhabited about 12,000 years ago by Paleo-Indians. They . . . Map (db m33305) HM
12 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Indian Village Tali
One mile northeast on McKee's Island was the Indian village Tali visited by De Soto 1540Map (db m235557) HM
13 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — John Gunter
. . . Map (db m33306) HM
14 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Major Paramore's Federal Bombardment of Guntersville
The hill to the immediate left was the site of the 1862 shelling of Guntersville during the War Between the States. On July 28, 1862, a Federal force under the command of Major J.W. Paramore placed two Parrott guns on the hill and shelled . . . Map (db m203196) HM
15 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Ravine Used For Protection Against Yankee Shelling
The first major attack on Guntersville during the Civil War occurred on the morning of Monday, July 28, 1862. The Federals had marched by night and had reached a hill on the north side of the Tennessee River and from this vantage point aimed their . . . Map (db m22253) HM
16 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Section of Core
Drilled from limestone bedrock during construction of Guntersville Dam, 1935 - 1938Map (db m85903) HM
17 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Site of Early Movie House and Congressman's Law Office
Guntersville's second theatre, the Bonita, opened here in the fall of 1914 with live vaudeville acts and silent movies. The theatre's name was changed to the Cosmo in 1923, and in 1928 it moved across the street and became the Palace Theatre. . . . Map (db m235556) HM
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18 Alabama, Marshall County, Guntersville — Veterans of Foreign Wars Marshall County
Honoring those who served in combat - Especially those who made the supreme sacrificeWorld War I Richardson,Robert C. Mashburn, Millard J. Totherow, Charlie Shuttleworth, Walter F. Searcy, Charles H. Parrish, Steve R. Walker, . . . Map (db m235560) WM
 
 
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Apr. 16, 2024