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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jackson

 
Clickable Map of Clarke 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 Clarke County, AL (39) Baldwin County, AL (132) Choctaw County, AL (2) Marengo County, AL (27) Monroe County, AL (22) Washington County, AL (11) Wilcox County, AL (17)  ClarkeCounty(39) Clarke County (39)  BaldwinCounty(132) Baldwin County (132)  ChoctawCounty(2) Choctaw County (2)  MarengoCounty(27) Marengo County (27)  MonroeCounty(22) Monroe County (22)  WashingtonCounty(11) Washington County (11)  WilcoxCounty(17) Wilcox County (17)
Jackson, Alabama and Vicinity
    Clarke County (39)
    Baldwin County (132)
    Choctaw County (2)
    Marengo County (27)
    Monroe County (22)
    Washington County (11)
    Wilcox County (17)
 
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1Alabama (Clarke County), Jackson — C S A Brooke Cannon S-96
  The Brooke cannon designed by Captain John M. Brooke C.S. Navy, and manufactured in Selma, Alabama, was credited by experts North and South the most powerful cannon used in the War for Southern Independence its range was up to 2200 yards. . . . — Map (db m101571) HM WM
2Alabama (Clarke County), Jackson — City of Jackson
Side 1 First home of Creek and Choctaw Indians, Jackson’s first pioneer settlers arrived about 1800. The little village was first called Republicville, then Pine Level, before its incorporation by an act of the Mississippi Territory . . . — Map (db m101591) HM
3Alabama (Clarke County), Jackson — First District Agricultural College and Experiment Station1896—1936
On this site was located the First District Agricultural College, authorized by an act of the Alabama Legislature and opened in 1896. The street in front was changed from Grove Hill Road to College Avenue in honor of the new school. An Experimental . . . — Map (db m101603) HM
4Alabama (Clarke County), Jackson — Jackson
First village called Republicville. Town laid out in 1815 by Pine Level Land Company and named Pine Level. Incorporated 1816 and renamed Jackson for General Andrew Jackson. First commissioners, David Taylor, David White, Reuben Saffold, Peregrin . . . — Map (db m101589) HM
5Alabama (Clarke County), Jackson — Jackson Prisoner of War Camp
Side 1 Just west of this spot, along Ocre Ave. on a 10-acre tract, was the site of a WWII prisoner of war camp. The camp was one of twenty such labor camps in Alabama. Hdqrs. for the camp was at Camp Shelby in Hattisburg, MS. The camp . . . — Map (db m101593) HM
6Alabama (Clarke County), Jackson — Kimbell House
Built circa 1848 by Isham Kimbell on Lower Commerce Street. Given to city by Woodson family and moved to this site in 1977 by Jackson Historical Commission, successors to Jackson Bi-Centennial Committee, with a grant from the M. W. Smith, Jr. . . . — Map (db m39202) HM
7Alabama (Clarke County), Jackson — The Clarke County War Memorial
Dedicated 1998 A.D. to the Clarke Countians Known and unknown That made the Supreme sacrifice By giving their Lives for their Country and for What they believed in — Map (db m101813) WM
8Alabama (Clarke County), Jackson — Upper Salt Works
The area from Stave Creek to Jackson Creek was one of sites for the making of salt during the years 1862-64. Furnaces of native stone were built and salt water from dug wells evaporated by boiling in large kettles. Amount of salt six hundred . . . — Map (db m101607) HM
 
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