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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Moulton, Alabama

 
Clickable Map of Lawrence 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 Lawrence County, AL (56) Colbert County, AL (95) Cullman County, AL (48) Franklin County, AL (15) Lauderdale County, AL (215) Limestone County, AL (89) Morgan County, AL (77) Winston County, AL (27)  LawrenceCounty(56) Lawrence County (56)  ColbertCounty(95) Colbert County (95)  CullmanCounty(48) Cullman County (48)  FranklinCounty(15) Franklin County (15)  LauderdaleCounty(215) Lauderdale County (215)  LimestoneCounty(89) Limestone County (89)  MorganCounty(77) Morgan County (77)  WinstonCounty(27) Winston County (27)
Moulton is the county seat for Lawrence County
Moulton is in Lawrence County
      Lawrence County (56)  
ADJACENT TO LAWRENCE COUNTY
      Colbert County (95)  
      Cullman County (48)  
      Franklin County (15)  
      Lauderdale County (215)  
      Limestone County (89)  
      Morgan County (77)  
      Winston County (27)  
 
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1Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — A County Older Than The StateLawrence County
Created by Territorial Legislature in 1818 from lands ceded by Cherokee and Chickasaw Indians Named for U.S, Navy hero of War of 1812 Capt. James Lawrence Fatally wounded, his famous command was "Don't Give Up The Ship" County . . . Map (db m69672) HM
2Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — A Significant Forest
A Special Place: for People and Birds The forest of Bankhead have been here for many generations, witnessing considerable natural, historical and cultural changes. This area was home to native Americans for many years. The pioneers who live . . . Map (db m107295) HM
3Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Anne Newport Royall
Born 11 June 1769, in Maryland and married 18 Nov 1797, Anne Royall became a wealthy widow upon her Revolutionary War Veteran husband's death in 1813. However, her husband's family filed an ultimately successful suit for his estate. While she waited . . . Map (db m84309) HM
4Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Birds of North Alabama
Many Kinds of Birds Call North Alabama Home The northern tier of Alabama has several district landforms including the Tennessee River Valley and the southern Cumberland Plateau. The variety of terrain and the large expanse of forest in the . . . Map (db m107297) HM
5Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Cheatham Road
Wyatt Cheatham (1769-1856) was one of the early settlers of Lawrence County and bought land near Wren in 1818. The Alabama Legislature on 14 Dec 1824 authorized him, "to open out and make a road leading from at or near the Gum Pond in said county to . . . Map (db m84310) HM
6Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Confederate Veterans Memorial
(front) Dedicated to the men of Lawrence County, Alabama, from all walks of life, who left kith and kin, hearth and home, and lost their lives in military service for the Confederate States of America during the War for Southern . . . Map (db m84311) WM
7Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Explore the Forest
Discover the Incredible Variety of Habitats and Birds in the Bankhead National Forest 1. Walston Ridge Road The road along Walston Ridge provides a variety of forest habitats. Prescribed fire maintains the open oak-pine woodlands. . . . Map (db m107294) HM
8Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Freeman Tabernacle Church
On January 3, 1874, former slaves and Deacons King Crayton, George Pruitt, Tandy Crayton, and Ben Warren paid fifty dollars for land to construct the Colored Baptist Church, which was one of the earliest in the Muscle Shoals Colored . . . Map (db m201349) HM
9Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Gallagher Hill/Science Hill
The elevation to the northeast was known as Gallagher Hill. It was owned by John Gallagher who was born 1784 in Donegal County, Ireland. Coming to America 12 Aug 1812, he was a Lawrence County official by 1822. Later known as Science Hill, the . . . Map (db m69668) HM
10Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — General Leroy Pope Walker
General Leroy Pope Walker was born 7 Feb 1817 in Madison County, Al., son of John W. Walker (1784~1823). John was House Speaker of the AL Territory, the first constitutional convention president, the first US AL senator, and namesake of Walker . . . Map (db m69669) HM
11Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — General Phillip Dale Roddy
Born on this site about 1820 to Phillip and Sarah Roddy, Phillip Dale Roddy grew up in poverty. His father a saddle maker and War of 1812 veteran, was one of the earliest murder victims in Moulton. Phillip Dale was raised by his mother and received . . . Map (db m69674) HM
12Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — High Town Path
The High Town Path was an Indian Trail extending from Charles Town, SC to Chickasaw Bluffs at Memphis, TN. The Path was named after High Town located at the forks of the Etowah and Oostenalla Rivers near Rome, Georgia. The path traversed the . . . Map (db m179053) HM
13Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Judge Thomas M. Peters
A scientist of national fame, Peters (1810-1888) lived for many years in Moulton with his wife Naomi (Leetch), a relative of President James K. Polk, who possibly visited here. A man of many talents, Peters was a noted linguist, early civil rights . . . Map (db m69670) HM
14Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Lawrence County Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Tribute to our Vietnam Veterans Obedient to duty's call Many to return injured 9 never to return Herman Lee Cooper Willie Frank Garner Benjamin Harris Artie Terry Jeffery W. Smith Ray Anthony Rhodes Harold Laverol . . . Map (db m69673) WM
15Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Leetch–Peters–Hodges–McDaniel–Shelton House
Built between 1818 and 1820 with slave labor by William Leetch, the house was constructed of hand-hewed logs and covered with wood siding soon after. William's wife, Naomi Knox Leetch, was visited here by her nephew, future President James Knox . . . Map (db m201348) HM
16Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Moulton Church of ChristEstablished 1826
Moulton Church of Christ is one of the oldest congregations of the Churches of Christ in Alabama. It was born of the Restoration Movement which sought to restore the Christian Church to its biblical roots. The movement began in both Europe and . . . Map (db m201353) HM
17Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Moulton Negro High SchoolAlso Called Moulton Rosenwald School
Near this site in the 1920's a school was constructed with funds and labor from the African~American Community along with funds from the Public, Whites and the Rosenwald Foundation. In the 1950's new buildings replaced the wooden structures. Most of . . . Map (db m195203) HM
18Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Peerson/McKelvey Cemetery
First known as the Peerson Cemetery, it later became the McKelvey Cemetery and still carries that name. Buried here are some early Moulton pioneers and merchants, Veterans of the War of 1812 and Civil War, each contributed to Moulton's early . . . Map (db m84312) HM
19Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Pine Torch Church
In the early 1800s, settlers of Scots-Irish and Indian ancestry begin moving into this area. These mountain people homesteaded small tracts of property on public domain lands of poor sandy soil and rugged terrain. According to tradition, the old . . . Map (db m153225) HM
20Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Smith Chapel C.M.E. Church
On this site in 1871 former slaves constructed one of the first churches and schools for African Americans in Moulton. The Colored Methodist purchased most of the materials used for the building. Mr. and Mrs Isaac Nabors Owen gave land for the . . . Map (db m195205) HM
21Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — The Hot Spotc. 1945
The Hot Spot c. 1945 has been listed in the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage by the Alabama Historical Commission June 27, 2019Map (db m195208) HM
22Alabama (Lawrence County), Moulton — Warrior Mountains
This area was the home to Indians, settlers, people of mixed ancestry and their descendants. Local bluff shelters contain evidence of occupation from Paleo Indian (10,000 BC) through the Mississippian Period (1540 AD). Chief Tuscaloosa (Black . . . Map (db m84313) HM
 
 
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Aug. 8, 2022