Colbert County (17)

Historic Markers Across Alabama

 

Colbert County was created on 1867.

The county seat is in Tuscumbia, AL.,
and the county is 593 sq mi Square Miles in area.



  Click here to visit the Colbert county home page.

  FIPS Code: 01033

  Information about Colbert County, Alabama, from Wikipedia.

  US Census Quick Facts about Colbert County.

 

There are 73 Historic Markers in Colbert County.

A Chickasaw Planter   -    
  Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 327.3), 1.4 miles east of N Pike (County Route 21), Cherokee, AL      

American Indian History   -   AHA 
  Spring Park, Tuscumbia, AL WMHZ5Q      

At This Well   -    
  300 North Commons Street West, Tuscumbia, AL      

Bear Creek Mound   -   NPS 
  on Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 308.8).      

Belle Mont   -    
  Cook Lane, Tuscumbia, Alabama      

Birds of North Alabama   -    
  at TVA's Wilson Dam's Visitor Center Bird Kiosk, Muscle Shoals, AL      

Bridging Cultures   -    
  Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 327.3), Cherokee, AL      

Building a New Future   -    
  TVA's Visitor Center Kiosk, Muscle Shoals, AL      

Cherokee High School   -   AHA 
  ¾ mile east of Main Street & Hwy 20, Cherokee      

Chickasaw Hospitality   -    
  Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 327.3), Cherokee, AL      

Chickasaw Indian Agency   -   AHA 
        

Civil War Skirmishes at Barton / Civil War Skirmish at the Barton Cemetery   -   AHA 
  at the intersection of Old Lee Highway (County Road 20) and Garner Lane, Barton, Alabama WMNBG7      

Colbert County Courthouse Square District   -    
  intersection of South Main Street and 4th Street, Tuscumbia, Alabamav WMNBHR      

Colbert Ferry   -    
  On the Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 327.3), one mile north of N. Pike (County Road 21).      

Colbert's Stand   -    
  in the Natchez Trace Parkway Colbert Ferry Park., Cherokee, AL      

Cold Water Falls   -    
  in Spring Park on S. Main Street Tuscumbia, Al, near the waterfall.      

Explore the River   -    
  at TVA's Wilson Dam's Visitor Center Bird Site #6, Muscle Shoals, AL      

First Baptist Church   -   AHA 
  N. Dickson St., Tuscumbia, AL WMNBKM      

First Presbyterian Church   -   AHA 
  N. Broad St., Tuscumbia, AL      

Forest Elders   -    
  TVA's Walking Trail loop, birding site #8,wildflower Garden and restrooms, Muscle Shoals, AL      

Furnace Hill   -    
  at the intersection of W. 20th Street and W. 15th Street on W. 20th Street, Sheffield, Alabama WMNBJY      

George Colbert Memorial   -   DAR 
  On the Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 327.3), one mile north of N. Pike (County Road 21).      

Gulls Glorious Gulls   -    
  at TVA's Wilson Dam's Visitor Center Bird Site #6, Muscle Shoals, AL      

History of Cherokee   -    
  on Main Street just from 1st Street, Cherokee, Alabama WMAXYK      

History of Littleville, Alabama   -   ABT 
  1810 George Wallace Hwy, Russellville, AL      

History of Muscle Shoals, Alabama   -   AHA 
  2010 Avalon Avenue, Muscle Shoals, AL      

History of Sheffield   -   ABT 
  on N. Montgomery Avenue near W 3rd St and N. Montgomery Avenue, Sheffield, Alabama WMNBHW      

History of Tuscumbia, Alabama   -   ABT 
  101 W 6th St. Tuscumbia, Al WMNBKR      

Home Sweet Home   -    
  at TVA's Wilson Dam near the boat ramp and Rockpile Park, Muscle Shoals, AL      

Howell & Graves School   -   AHA 
  S. Wilson Dam Highway 1 mile from Kimberley Drive, Muscle Shoals, Alabama      

Howell Thomas Heflin 1921 - 2005   -   AHA 
  N. Main St., Tuscumbia, AL WM1PMT      

Ivy Green Birthplace of Helen Keller   -    
  300 N. Commons St West Tuscumbia, Al      

Jackson's Military Road   -   AHA 
  Dickson St., Tuscumbia, AL WM1PNX      

LaGrange College   -    
  on Lagrange College Road, Leighton, Alabama      

Land-Use and Water Quality   -    
  in Clarkson Covered Bridge Park, 1240 County Road 1043, Cullman, AL      

Levi Colbert Stand   -    
  located at the Buzzard Roost turnoff, Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 320.3), 0.2 miles south of Lee Highway (U.S. 72)      

Muscle Shoals National Recreational Trail   -    
  at Rockpile Park along the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, AL      

Natural and Cultural Preservation/Protecting Resource   -    
  TVA's Visitor Center Kiosk, Muscle Shoals, AL      

Old Railroad Bed   -   AHA 
  Ashe Blvd., Sheffield, AL WMHFKW      

Old Railroad Bridge   -   AHA 
  N. Broad St.,Sheffield, Al WMHFKW      

Percy Sledge/Producer Quin Ivy Norala and Quinvy Studios "When A Man Loves A Woman"   -    
  intersection of East 2nd Street and North Nashville Ave, Sheffield, AL      

Petrified Conifer Tree / Petrified Lycopod Tree Stump   -    
  in Spring Park on S. Main Street, Tuscumbia, Alabama WMNBM6      

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt   -    
  on N Montgomery Avenue near W 1st St and North Montgomery, Sheffield, Alabama      

Sacred Tears By Branko Medenica — September 19, 2003 —   -    
  in Spring Park on S. Main Street, Tuscumbia, Alabama WMNC3J      

Safe Crossing   -    
  in Natchez Trace Parkway Colbert Ferry Park, Cherokee, AL      

Sheffield Colored School/Sterling High School   -   AHA 
  E. 19th Street, Sheffield, AL      

Something to Chew on   -    
  Buzzard's Roost Spring Parking Loop, Cherokee, AL      

St. John's Episcopal Church   -   AHA 
  at the intersection of North Dickson Street and East 3rd Street, Tuscumbia, Alabama WMNBK8      

The Blues Trail: Mississippi to Alabama   -    
  Alabama Music Hall of Fame, 617 U.S. 72 W, Tuscumbia, AL WMNBHH      

The Challenge / The Response   -    
  300 N Commons, Tuscumbia, AL      

The Moon Tree   -    
  300 N Commons, Tuscumbia, AL      

The Old Brick Presbyterian Church 1820   -   AHA 
        

The Singing River Sculpture, In Muscle Shoals, Alabama   -    
  1918 Avalon Ave, Muscle Shoals, AL      

The Singing River Sculpture, In Sheffield, Alabama   -    
  intersection of North Montgomery Ave and Alabama Ave, Sheffield, AL      

Trace Travelers   -    
  ocated in Natchez Trace Parkway Colbert Ferry Park near the restrooms, Cherokee, AL      

Trenholm High School   -   AHA 
  E. 11st Street, Tuscumbia, Al WMNBHM      

Tuscumbia Big Spring   -    
  the intersection of S. Main St. and Spring Park Rd., Tuscumbia, Alabama WMNC35      

Tuscumbia Railroad - First Railroad West of Alleghenies   -   AHA 
  U.S. Hwy 43 WMNGK6      

Tuscumbia's Oakwood Cemetery   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of South Commons St and S Hickory St, Tuscumbia, AL      

Tuscumbia's Oakwood Cemetery   -    
  at the intersection of South Commons Street and South Hickory Street, Tuscumbia, Alabama WMNBHP      

TVA Goes to War   -    
  TVA's Visitor Center Kiosk, Muscle Shoals, AL      

TVA: A History of Progress and Innovation / A Valley of Hardships   -    
  TVA's Visitor Center Kiosk, Muscle Shoals, AL      

TVA: Our Enduring Mission/Powering Prosperity   -    
  TVA's Visitor Center Kiosk, Muscle Shoals, AL      

Village One   -   AHA 
  Guntersville Ave near Wheeler Avenue, Sheffield, Alabama WMNBK2      

Welcome! / Natchez Trace Parkway   -    
  in Natchez Trace Parkway Colbert Ferry Park near Bird site #12 and the Natchez Trace Boat Ramp, Cherokee, AL      

Wet, Wild, and Wonderful   -    
  in Natchez Trace Parkway Colbert Ferry Park near Bird site #12 and the Natchez Trace Boat Ramp, Cherokee, AL      

William Leigh - Founder of Leighton   -   AHA 
  3036 Old Hwy 20, Tuscumbia, AL      

William Winston Home   -   AHA 
  In front of Deshler High School, on N. Commons St. East., Tuscumbia, Alabama      

Wilson Dam   -    
  Rock Pile Park, Muscle Shoals, AL      

Wilson Dam: Cornerstone of the TVA System   -    
  TVA's Visitor Center Kiosk, Muscle Shoals, AL      

Wilson Dam: Setting the Stage   -    
  TVA's Visitor Center Kiosk, Muscle Shoals, AL      

Winston Cemetery   -   AHA 
  14th Ave. at 7th St., Sheffield      

Yellow Fever Epidemic 1878 / The 31 Victims of Yellow Fever Who died in Tuscumbia   -   AHA 
  the intersection of North Main Street and North Commons Street, Tuscumbia, Alabama WM1PMW      

 

M  - The marker is missing.
R  - The marker has been removed.

 

Other Colbert County Resources.

Alabama Department of Archives and History