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

Clickable Map of Montgomery 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> Montgomery County, AL (381) Autauga County, AL (38) Bullock County, AL (23) Crenshaw County, AL (10) Elmore County, AL (46) Lowndes County, AL (28) Macon County, AL (90) Pike County, AL (40)  MontgomeryCounty(381) Montgomery County (381)  AutaugaCounty(38) Autauga County (38)  BullockCounty(23) Bullock County (23)  CrenshawCounty(10) Crenshaw County (10)  ElmoreCounty(46) Elmore County (46)  LowndesCounty(28) Lowndes County (28)  MaconCounty(90) Macon County (90)  PikeCounty(40) Pike County (40)
Montgomery is the county seat for Montgomery County
Pike Road is in Montgomery County
      Montgomery County (381)  
      Autauga County (38)  
      Bullock County (23)  
      Crenshaw County (10)  
      Elmore County (46)  
      Lowndes County (28)  
      Macon County (90)  
      Pike County (40)  
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1 Alabama, Montgomery County, Pike Road — Antioch Baptist ChurchMount Meigs, Alabama
Organized on June 5, 1818, the Antioch Baptist Church at Mt. Meigs was the first church of any denomination established in Montgomery County. Rev. James McLemore was its founder and first pastor. Antioch, like most churches in the county, had both . . . Map (db m72011) HM
2 Alabama, Montgomery County, Pike Road — Chantilly Plantation
Chantilly Plantation was purchased in 1832 at public outcry by Dr. Thomas Burge Taylor of Columbia, SC as a wedding gift for his bride, Harriott Pinkney Raoul. John Ashurst, its original owner, had moved further west. Harriott, a French woman, . . . Map (db m91529) HM
3 Alabama, Montgomery County, Pike Road — Georgia Washington School
Miss Georgia Washington founded the Peoples Village School for black students on this site in 1893. Georgia Washington was born a slave November 23, 1851 in Virginia. As a student at Hampton Institute, Virginia, she met Dr. Booker T. Washington who . . . Map (db m72010) HM
4 Alabama, Montgomery County, Pike Road — Grace Episcopal Church
In the late 1850s the cluster of Episcopal families around Mt. Meigs undertook to build a church and engaged Pennsylvania architect Joseph W. Pierson to prepare the plans. The plans were submitted in April 1861, but due to the hardships caused by . . . Map (db m72012) HM
5 Alabama, Montgomery County, Pike Road — Lucas Hill CemeteryCirca 1816
The Founders of The Waters relocated and restored this historic cemetery in May 2005. The original cemetery site, located along the Old Federal Road beyond the boundary of the Creek Indian lands at Line Creek, had fallen into ruin due to years of . . . Map (db m72015) HM
6 Alabama, Montgomery County, Pike Road — Marks HouseCirca 1825
Built by William Matthews Marks, who immigrated from Oglethrope County, GA, on acreage purchased from the U.S. land office in Cahaba, AL for $1.25 per acre. Foundation is pegged-together heart pine; framing is 3" by 9" timbers; mantles, dados, . . . Map (db m86472) HM
7 Alabama, Montgomery County, Pike Road — Pike Road School
Montgomery County's first school to consolidate rural, one-room school houses into grades one through twelve opened November 11, 1918. The school was built by the Montgomery County Board of Education on 30 acres of land at a cost of $40,000 with . . . Map (db m72017) HM
8 Alabama, Montgomery County, Pike Road — Ray CemeteryEst. 1849
John W. Ray, his wife, Martha; their infant son; and her fifteen-year-old brother, James R. Conyers, moved to Mt. Meigs from Greene County, Georgia. He and his older brother, Isaac Ray, owned extensive landholdings along Vaughn and Taylor Roads. . . . Map (db m86473) HM
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9 Alabama, Montgomery County, Pike Road — Taylor Field
Montgomery's first military flying installation was established 200 yards south of this spot in November of 1917. The facility was named for Captain Ralph L. Taylor, who was killed in an airplane crash at Mineola Field, New York in August of 1917. . . . Map (db m86474) HM
10 Alabama, Montgomery County, Pike Road — The Oaks Plantation
House built ca. 1830s by Alexander Carter on small land holding. Increasing fortunes led to a 1780-acre diversified and innovative plantation. Oak trees planted on either side of front drive led to its name. During WWII, an auxiliary landing strip, . . . Map (db m72014) HM
11 Alabama, Montgomery County, Pike Road — Town of Pike Road Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America Never to be forgotten for giving the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom Duty Honor CountryMap (db m86475) WM
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May. 31, 2023