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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Hurtsboro, Alabama
Location of Hurtsboro, Alabama
► Russell County (66) ► Barbour County (49) ► Bullock County (22) ► Lee County (59) ► Macon County (84) ► Chattahoochee County, Georgia (19) ► Muscogee County, Georgia (165) ► Stewart County, Georgia (28)
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|On Church Road 0.1 miles south of Railroad Street (County Route 20), on the left when traveling south. |
|Originally built in 1865, the First Methodist Church in Hurtsboro, then called Hurtsville, was located in Olivet, about 4 miles south. The building burned and a wooden church was built on this site in 1876. It was replaced in 1906 by the present . . . — — Map (db m69417) HM|
|On Church Road at Railroad Street (County Route 20), on the right when traveling north on Church Road. |
The home was built in 1857 by the founder of Hurtsboro, Joel Hurt, Sr. (1813-1861) and his wife, Lucy Long Hurt (1822-1915). Their saw mill, constructed near Hurtsboro Creek, provided lumber for the home and surrounding . . . — — Map (db m69415) HM|
|On Church Road at Railroad Street (County Route 20), on the right when traveling south on Church Road. |
|Nimrod Washington Long moved to Alabama from Georgia in the 1830s. A planter, mill owner and state legislator, he had real estate and railroad interests in Russell County. This house was the plantation home of Nimrod Washington Long in Spring Hill, . . . — — Map (db m69433) HM|
|On Mandy Road at Rutherford Road (County Road 49), on the right when traveling south on Mandy Road. |
|President Abraham Lincoln issued Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, in the midst of the Civil War. Freedom for the South's slaves, however only came with the end of the conflict, April 1865. The joyous news reached Negro slaves in this area in . . . — — Map (db m162704) HM|