Historical Markers and War Memorials in Louisville, Alabama
Clayton is the county seat for Barbour County
Louisville is in Barbour County
Barbour County(69) ► ADJACENT TO BARBOUR COUNTY Bullock County(23) ► Dale County(41) ► Henry County(39) ► Pike County(39) ► Russell County(69) ► Clay County, Georgia(22) ► Quitman County, Georgia(6) ► Stewart County, Georgia(29) ►
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Cast in 1889 to commemorate the Town of Louisville Fire Department, this fire bell was located on top of the well house near the ball field. The ringing of the bell alerted volunteers of a fire.
This bell was re-installed and dedicated at . . . — — Map (db m190965) HM
One of the oldest towns in southeast Alabama was settled in 1817 by Daniel Lewis who established a trading post and named the community “Louisville” after the first capital of Georgia, his hometown. By 1820 four stores, a Methodist . . . — — Map (db m60768) HM
Louisville is one of the oldest communities in southeastern Alabama. Locąted within territory ceded by the Creeks in the Treaty of Fort Jackson (1814) ending the Creek War, the area was first settled by Americans as early as 1817. Many of its . . . — — Map (db m111642) HM
The battles of Hobdy's Bridge and Pea River were the result of the desperate attempt of Creeks to avoid removal to the West by fleeing to Florida along trails bordering the Pea and Conecuh Rivers. The battles marked the last large-scale . . . — — Map (db m111627) HM
Near this site stood the old Pike County court house which was the county seat of Pike from 1822 to 1827. It also served as the temporary county seat of the newly created Barbour County in 1833, until Clayton was selected. Louisville was settled . . . — — Map (db m60674) HM
The Second Creek War began in May of 1836 when a portion of area Creeks, angry at their treatment in the wake of the Treaty of Cusseta and in desperate circumstances, struck out against American settlements. A series of small battles occurred . . . — — Map (db m111618) HM