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Guntersville, Alabama Historical Markers

 
Claysville Junior High School Marker image, Touch for more information
By David J Gaines, November 26, 2017
Claysville Junior High School Marker
Alabama (Marshall County), Guntersville — Claysville Junior High School
Claysville School was born of community pride and the tireless labor of the people. Built on five acres bought for two dollars per acre from C. W. Baird, Sarah Baird, and H. D. Walls, Claysville School was completed on February 19, 1929. Led by . . . — Map (db m110731) HM
Alabama (Marshall County), Guntersville — Events in Marshall CountyDuring War Between The States
28-29, July, 1862 Guntersville shelled-burned by Union Artillery, Cavalry and Infantry. Skirmish at Fearn's, Law's, Matthew's Landings and Ft. Deposit. 1, May 1862 - Sand Mountain Cavalry Battle - CSA Gen. Forrest - Union Col. Streight. . . . — Map (db m85857) HM
Alabama (Marshall County), Guntersville — Federal Troops Burn Guntersville During Civil War
January 15, 1865 was perhaps the darkest day in the history of Guntersville. At noon, forty Federal marines from the gunboat U.S.S. General Grant were sent to burn the town. After the mission was completed, only seven buildings remained standing . . . — Map (db m85902) HM
Alabama (Marshall County), Guntersville — History of Guntersville
(Side A) This area's proximity to the Tennessee River and Indian trails made it a crossroads for early habitation, settlement, and trade. Archaeological studies reveal it was first inhabited about 12,000 years ago by Paleo-Indians. They . . . — Map (db m33305) HM
Alabama (Marshall County), Guntersville — John Gunter
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Alabama (Marshall County), Guntersville — Ravine Used For Protection Against Yankee Shelling
The first major attack on Guntersville during the Civil War occurred on the morning of Monday, July 28, 1862. The Federals had marched by night and had reached a hill on the north side of the Tennessee River and from this vantage point aimed their . . . — Map (db m22253) HM
Alabama (Marshall County), Guntersville — Section of Core
Drilled from Limestone Bedrock during Construction of Guntersville Dam 1935-1938 — Map (db m85903) HM
Alabama (Marshall County), Guntersville — Veterans of Foreign Wars Marshall County
Honoring those who served in combat - Especially those who made the supreme sacrificeWorld War I Richardson,Robert C. Mashburn, Millard J. Totherow, Charlie Shuttleworth, Walter F. Searcy, Charles H. Parrish, Steve R. . . . — Map (db m53153) HM

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