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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Montevallo, Alabama

 
Clickable Map of Shelby 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 Shelby County, AL (47) Bibb County, AL (13) Chilton County, AL (27) Coosa County, AL (3) Jefferson County, AL (211) St. Clair County, AL (18) Talladega County, AL (29)  ShelbyCounty(47) Shelby County (47)  BibbCounty(13) Bibb County (13)  ChiltonCounty(27) Chilton County (27)  CoosaCounty(3) Coosa County (3)  JeffersonCounty(211) Jefferson County (211)  St.ClairCounty(18) St. Clair County (18)  TalladegaCounty(29) Talladega County (29)
Location of Montevallo, Alabama
    Shelby County (47)
    Bibb County (13)
    Chilton County (27)
    Coosa County (3)
    Jefferson County (211)
    St. Clair County (18)
    Talladega County (29)
 
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1Alabama (Shelby County), Montevallo — Alabama Historical Association
Founded in 1947 at Alabama College. Erected at tenth annual meeting held there in 1957.Map (db m79205) HM
2Alabama (Shelby County), Montevallo — King HouseBuilt 1823
This tablet placed by the descendants of Edmund King, Jr. and the Alabama Writers Conclave. To commemorate his life and services. First brick house and first with glass windows built in this section of the state. Formerly known as the Mansion House. . . . Map (db m37353) HM
3Alabama (Shelby County), Montevallo — Lynching in America / Lynching in MontevalloCommunity Remembrance Project
Lynching in America Thousands of African Americans were lynched in the United States between the Civil War and World War II. Lynching, a form of racial terrorism used to intimidate black people and to enforce white supremacy, was most . . . Map (db m151279) HM
4Alabama (Shelby County), Montevallo — McGaughy FarmsShelby County
The home of Washington H. McGaughy and his wife Nancy Prentice Wynn, the original dogtrot homestead built by the Perry family. The 120-acre farm was formerly part of the Perry Plantation. After Perry Hall was completed in 1836, this . . . Map (db m159576) HM
5Alabama (Shelby County), Montevallo — Montevallo High School
Known as the Alabama College Laboratory School, Montevallo High School was housed in Reynolds’ Hall on the University of Montevallo campus from 1922 until January 1930 when the central portion of this building was completed. The original structure . . . Map (db m37428) HM
6Alabama (Shelby County), Montevallo — The Colonial Courthouse/The Stocks and Pillory
(side 1) The Colonial Courthouse This building is inspired by the Courthouse at Williamsburg, Virginia, built in 1770. The County Court heard petty crimes and civil cases such as debtors’ disputes with creditors from abusive . . . Map (db m101501) HM
7Alabama (Shelby County), Montevallo — The Liberty Bell
(side 1) The Liberty Bell was commissioned November 1, 1751, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of William Penn’s Charter of Privileges for his Pennsylvania colony. The radical charter granted religious liberty to persecuted faiths, . . . Map (db m101506) HM
8Alabama (Shelby County), Montevallo — The Liberty Bell GardenHonors Liberty, Its Defenders, and Our Constitution
American colonists cherished Liberty as their birthright. On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, declaring, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed . . . Map (db m101503) HM
9Alabama (Shelby County), Montevallo — The Lucille Ryals Thompson Colonial Chapel / One Nation Under God
(side 1) The Lucille Ryals Thompson Colonial Chapel Inspired by Bruton Parish Church of Williamsburg, Virginia, it was named to honor Lucille Ryals Thompson. The Chapel was built in thanksgiving for God’s blessings on America, and . . . Map (db m101505) HM
10Alabama (Shelby County), Montevallo — The President's Oval Office / The Glorious Burden
(side 1) The President's Oval Office In this building is a full-scale replica of the White House Oval Office. When John and Abigail Adams first moved into The White House in 1800, it contained three oval rooms, inspired by . . . Map (db m101531) HM
11Alabama (Shelby County), Montevallo — University Of Montevallo National Historic District
Originally named Alabama Girls' Industrial School and later Alabama College, this institution was founded Oct. 12, 1896, by the Alabama Legislature. It was the state college for women until 1956, when it became coeducational. In 1969 the name was . . . Map (db m37289) HM
12Alabama (Shelby County), Montevallo — Washington Hall/Birth of A Nation
(side 1) Washington Hall The exterior of the hall is inspired by George Washington's beloved Mount Vernon. It has beveled-edge block walls. When mixed with paint and sand it gives the appearance of stone masonry, a process called . . . Map (db m101504) HM
13Alabama (Shelby County), Montevallo — Welcome To Historic Montevallo
Home of the University of Montevallo, American Village and the Alabama Veterans Cemetery, Montevallo is located in the geographical center of Alabama at 33° 6’ 18” N 86° 51’ 46” W. In 1814, Jesse Wilson laid claim to “Wilson’s . . . Map (db m37178) HM
 
Jun. 15, 2021