“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 LaGrange, Alabama

Clickable Map of Colbert 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> Colbert County, AL (100) Franklin County, AL (15) Lauderdale County, AL (216) Lawrence County, AL (56) Tishomingo County, MS (29)  ColbertCounty(100) Colbert County (100)  FranklinCounty(15) Franklin County (15)  LauderdaleCounty(216) Lauderdale County (216)  LawrenceCounty(56) Lawrence County (56)  TishomingoCountyMississippi(29) Tishomingo County (29)
Tuscumbia is the county seat for Colbert County
LaGrange is in Colbert County
      Colbert County (100)  
      Franklin County (15)  
      Lauderdale County (216)  
      Lawrence County (56)  
      Tishomingo County, Mississippi (29)  
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1Alabama (Colbert County), LaGrange — LaGrange College1830-1855
On LaGrange College Road south of Alabama Route 157, on the right when traveling north.
In the early 1820s, wealthy landowners in the Leighton, Alabama, area established a village on the crest of the mountain to the southwest of this site. This community eventually had about 400 inhabitants and became known as LaGrange. In the 1820s, . . . Map (db m141747) HM WM
2Alabama (Colbert County), LaGrange — LaGrange Military Academy1857-1862
Near LaGrange College Road, 0.9 miles west of Alabama Route 157.
After LaGrange College moved to Florence in January 1855, a group of LaGrange citizens organized a college in the vacant buildings under the old name. Rev. Felix Johnson was elected president. To increase the patronage, a military feature was . . . Map (db m141750) WM
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Dec. 8, 2022