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

Clickable Map of Chambers 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> Chambers County, AL (24) Lee County, AL (74) Randolph County, AL (14) Tallapoosa County, AL (57) Harris County, GA (29) Troup County, GA (39)  ChambersCounty(24) Chambers County (24)  LeeCounty(74) Lee County (74)  RandolphCounty(14) Randolph County (14)  TallapoosaCounty(57) Tallapoosa County (57)  HarrisCountyGeorgia(29) Harris County (29)  TroupCounty(39) Troup County (39)
LaFayette is the county seat for Chambers County
LaFayette is in Chambers County
      Chambers County (24)  
      Lee County (74)  
      Randolph County (14)  
      Tallapoosa County (57)  
      Harris County, Georgia (29)  
      Troup County, Georgia (39)  
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1 Alabama, Chambers County, LaFayette — Chambers County
Chambers County, created December 18, 1832 from Creek Indian cession. Named for Dr. Henry C. Chambers of Madison County, member of Constitutional Convention 1819, legislature of 1820, elected U.S. Senator 1825 but died enroute to Washington. . . . Map (db m18162) HM
2 Alabama, Chambers County, LaFayette — Chambers County Training SchoolChambers County
On September 29, 1919, Chambers County Training School opened its doors for African American students. The year before, a local African American educator and merchant, C. Neal Finley, wrote an appeal to the "white citizens of LaFayette and . . . Map (db m238831) HM
3 Alabama, Chambers County, LaFayette — Chambers County War Memorial
In Memory of Chambers Co. Veterans Who Gave Their Lives In Following Wars World War II Askew, Arthur L. Pvt. • Austin, George L. Jr. 1st Lt. • Baker, Edwin H. Sgt. • Bassett, Wilma M. Pvt. • Belcher, Guy E. PFC. • Bishop, Ulysses . . . Map (db m18163) WM
4 Alabama, Chambers County, LaFayette — Essie J. Handy Memorial CemeteryChambers County
Elisha and Essie Handy came to La Fayette in 1925. They were educators and active in civic and religious activities. In 1940 their oldest son, Ralph, died from tuberculosis and was buried in the only cemetery in La Fayette for African-Americans . . . Map (db m151220) HM
5 Alabama, Chambers County, LaFayette — LaFayette CemeteryChambers County
LaFayette Cemetery, also known as Westview, began in 1934 with the death of Miss Sarah Gipson. Many early pioneers and veterans of East Alabama are buried here including Revolutionary War Patriot Capt. Alexander Dunn, Col. Charles McLemore, . . . Map (db m83263) HM
6 Alabama, Chambers County, LaFayette — Muscogee Indians
. . . Map (db m71639) HM
7 Alabama, Chambers County, LaFayette — The LaFayette Presbyterian ChurchOrganized 1835
This structure was built by early settlers from Virginia, Tennessee, and the Carolinas, and subsequently modified. The original building has stood since 1836. Union Sunday School begun here in 1891. Many eminent ministers have filled the . . . Map (db m83264) HM
8 Alabama, Chambers County, LaFayette — Vines Funeral Home and Ambulance Service
Vines Funeral Home and Ambulance Service was established in 1952 and is representative of a mid-20th century rural African American funeral home. It is the only funeral home in Alabama still operating an ambulance service. The main building of . . . Map (db m151221) HM
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Apr. 12, 2024