Lauderdale County (39)

Historic Markers Across Alabama

 

Lauderdale County was created on 1818.

The county seat is in Florence, AL.,
and the county is 668 sq mi Square Miles in area.



  Click here to visit the Lauderdale county home page.

  FIPS Code: 01077

  Information about Lauderdale County, Alabama, from Wikipedia.

  US Census Quick Facts about Lauderdale County.

 

There are 147 Historic Markers in Lauderdale County.

115th Signal Battalion Organized 1940   -    
  on Florence Blvd., Florence, Alabama      

1st Lt. Chadwick McFall Barber   -    
  On UNA Campus in front of Amphitheater, N. Woods Avenue, Florence, Alabama      

A County Older Than the State-Lauderdale County   -   AHA 
  At the Lauderdale county courthouse at the intersection of West Alabama Street and South Court Street, Florence, Alabama WM1PMR   

A County Older Than the State-Lauderdale County   -   AHA 
  Co. Rd. 5 at Co. Rd. 568, Rogersville      

A Gathering of Eagles   -    
  in Second Creek Recreation Area, Waterloo, AL      

Andrew Jackson's Military Road   -    
  at the intersection of County Route 47 and Cox Creek Parkway on County Route 47, Florence Alabama WMJ9HB      

Ante-Bellum Cotton Mills 1840   -    
  on Appleby Blvd. east of Cypress Mill Road, Florence, Alabama. WMHGR1      

Bennett Walker Smith   -    
  on Cox Creek Parkway (Alabama Route 133), Florence, Alabama      

Burrell Normal School / Burrell High School   -    
  at the intersection of W College St. and Burrell St. on W College St., Florence, Alabama WM3QE8      

Capture of John A. Murrell   -    
  on Waterloo Road 0.1 miles east of Cypress Bend Dr., Florence, Alabama      

Caroline Lee Hentz   -    
  on South Cox Creek Parkway (Alabama Route 133), Florence, Alabama      

Center (Centre) Star   -    
  6620 US 72, Killen, AL      

Charles Caine Anderson   -    
  10 Hightower Place, Florence, AL      

Cherokee Chief Doublehead's village around 1800   -    
  at the Bluewater Creek Polo Club on the south side of US Hwy 72, Rogersville, AL WMJ8ZM      

Cherry Street Historic District   -    
  on North Cherry Street near Hermitage Drive, Florence, Alabama      

Church Spring and School   -    
  at the intersection of W. Spring Street and S. Pine Street on W. Spring Street, Florence, Alabama      

City of Florence   -    
  at the intersection of East Mobile Street and North Court Street, Florence, Alabama WMHGEA      

College Place Historic District   -    
  at the intersection of Lelia Avenue and Willingham Road, Florence, Alabama      

Colonel Pickett Place 1833   -    
  at the intersection of Hermitage Drive and North Court Street, Florence, Alabama WMHGVJ      

Courtview, Rogers Hall 1855   -    
  at the intersection of East Ervine Avenue and North Court Street, Florence, Alabama WMHG34      

Coffee High School   -    
  the intersection of Hermitage Dr (County Route 47) and North Walnut St, Florence, AL      

Daniel White   -   AHA 
  in front of Blue Water Polo Club next to Double Head Marker on U.S. 72, Killen, Alabama WMJ976      

Deibert Park   -    
  on Hightower Place near Darby Drive, Florence, Alabama WMJ987      

Don Leslie Michael   -    
  on Veterans Park Drive near Don Michael Drive, Florence, Alabama      

Don Leslie Michael   -    
  on Cox Creek Parkway (Alabama Route 133), Florence, Alabama      

Downtown Florence Historic District   -    
  at the intersection of South Court Street and East Tennessee Street (Route 13), Florence, Alabama WMHGDG      

Dr. Amit Roy   -    
  in River Heritage Park, 0 Hightower Place, Florence, AL      

Dr. Ethelbert Brinkley Norton   -    
  on Hightower Place, Florence, Alabama      

Dr. Hicks Boulevard   -    
  at the intersection of E Dr Hicks Blvd and S. Wood Ave., Florence, Alabama      

Dred Scott   -    
  N. Pine Street and W. Tennessee St, Florence, Alabama WMHG9D      

Driven Up The Waters   -    
  in the Picnic Area on the near the Tennessee River and Coffee Bridge, Florence, AL      

Earliest Methodist Congregation in Lauderdale County, Alabama   -   AHA 
        

East Florence Historic District   -    
  is on Huntsville Road near S Royal Avenue and Georgia Avenue, Florence, Alabama      

Edith Newman Culver Memorial Museum   -    
  at the intersection of Main Street and County Road 45, Waterloo, Alabama      

Edward A. O'Neal Home   -   AHA 
  on N. Court Street, Florence, AL. WMHG33      

Edward Asbury O'Neal, III   -    
  Marker is on Hightower Pl., Florence, Alabama      

Edward Stanley Robbins   -    
  on Cox Creek Parkway (Alabama Route 133), Florence, Alabama      

Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit   -    
  in River Heritage Park, 0 Hightower Place, Florence, AL      

Ezra Lee Culver   -    
  Hightower Place, Florence, Alabama      

First Baptist Church 1888   -    
  at the intersection of E. Tombigbee St. and N. Wood Ave., Florence, Alabama WMHG09      

First Presbyterian Church — (1818)   -    
  on E. Mobile St. just from Wood Ave., Florence, Alabama WMHGN3      

First United Methodist Church — (1822)   -    
  At the church on the corner of East Tuscaloosa and North Seminary Streets, Florence, Alabama WMHG1G      

Florence Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America   -    
  on E, Alabama Street, Florence, Alabama      

Florence Cemetery — -1818-   -    
  on East College Street, Florence, Alabama      

Florence Little League Baseball (1951)   -    
  on Clayborn Liles Drive, Florence, Alabama WM3QEF      

Florence State Teachers College   -   AHA 
  Ala. Hwy 17      

Florence Synodical Female College —   -    
  at the intersection of North Wood Avenue and Tombigbee Street, Florence, Alabama WMHG05      

Florence Wagon Company   -   AHA 
  at the intersection of Richards Street and Veterans Drive, Florence, AL.      

Florence's Early Water Tower 1890   -    
  on Seymore Avenue, Florence, Alabama WMHGNV      

Florence, Alabama   -    
  on Jackson Road, Florence, Alabama      

Forks of Cypress Plantation   -   ABT 
  Florence      

Fort Willingham   -    
  at the intersection of Florence Boulevard and North Oak St., Florence, AL      

General Arthur E. Brown, Jr.   -    
  on Hightower Place, Florence, Alabama      

General Hood's Narrow Escape   -    
  beside Florence Coliseum on Veterans Drive, Florence, Alabama WMJ9WX      

General John Coffee   -   AHA 
  on Cloverdale Road/Co Rd 157, just off N. Cox Creek Pkwy, Florence, Alabama      

General John Coffee   -    
  on Hightower Pl., Florence, Alabama      

General Joseph Wheeler   -    
  Marker is along the pier of the Tennessee River at Joe Wheeler Lodge, Rogersville, Alabama WMJ8Z7      

George H. Carroll Lion Habitat   -    
  at the UNA Lions Habitat on North Wood Avenue, Florence, Alabama WMHGVD      

Gilbert Elementary School   -    
  on Gilbert Circle, Florence, Alabama      

Governor Hugh McVay   -   AHA 
  on N. Cox Creek Parkway, near 698 N Cox Creek Parkway, Florence AL      

Grassy Memorial Chapel and Cemetery   -   AHA 
  at the intersection of Alabama Route 64 and County Road 89, Lexington, Alabama      

Harlon Hill   -    
  on Hightower Place, Florence, Alabama      

Henry S. "Hank" Klibanoff   -    
  on Cox Creek Parkway (Alabama Route 133), Florence, Alabama      

Heritage Park   -   ABT 
  on Wheeler Street, Rogersville, Alabama WMJ7DZ      

Homer Givens   -    
  at the intersection of North Wood Ave. and Chisholm Road, Florence, Alabama      

Indian Mound   -   AHA 
  U.S. Hwy 72, Florence      

Jackson's Military Road   -   AHA 
  918 Military Road, Florence, AL      

James Jackson   -    
  on Cox Creek Parkway (Alabama Route 133), Florence, Alabama      

James Thomas Rapier   -    
  on Hightower Pl., Florence, Alabama      

Jesse James Gang Canal Payroll Robbery/Trial of Frank James   -    
  intersection of Lee Hwyy (U.S. 72) and Houstontown Rd (County Route 33), Killen, AL      

John Coffee: 1772-1833   -    
  2701 Cloverdale Rd, Florence, AL      

John McKinley   -   AHA 
  on corner of S Seminary St and Veterans Drive, Florence, Alabama      

John Thomas Bulls, Jr   -    
  on Cox Creek Parkway (Alabama Route 133), Florence, Alabama      

Justice John A. McKinley   -    
  on Hightower Place, Florence, Alabama      

Justice John McKinley Federal Building   -    
  on N. Seminary St. just from E. Tombigbee St., Florence, Alabama WMHFZZ      

Karsner ~ Kennedy House   -    
  301 North Pine Street, Florence, AL WMHG94      

Korean War Memorial   -    
  behind the Florence/Lauderdale Veterans Memorial on veterans Park Dr, Florence, AL WMJ9GX      

Lamb’s Ferry Road   -    
  72 Wheeler Street, Rogersville, AL      

Larimore Home 1870   -    
  698 Mars Hill Road, Florence, Alabama WMHGR5      

Lauderdale County High School 1912   -    
  On College St, Rogersville, AL ‎ WMJ7E2      

Locust Dell Academy   -    
  in front of Locust Bell Academy which is now the Department of History on the Campus of UNA, on N. Wood Avenue, Florence, Alabama      

Lone Cedar Church of Christ 1898   -    
  on Old Jackson Hwy, Florence, Alabama      

Lt. Col. R. Edward Yeilding   -    
  on Highttower Place, Florence, Alabama      

Macedonia Church of Christ   -    
  on County Road 158 west of Road 5, Florence, Alabama      

Maj. Gen. George W. Goethals   -    
  South Cox Creek Parkway (Alabama Route 133), Florence, Alabama      

Major General George Washington Goethals' Home — 1888~1907   -    
  on North Wood Avenue north of East Irvine Avenue, Florence, Alabama      

Maud McKnight Lindsay   -    
  on Cole Street near Old Brandon Elementary School in East Florence. Alabama      

McFarland Park and Recreation Area   -    
  on McFarland Park Road, Florence, Alabama      

Michael Hall Mobbs   -    
  on Cox Creek Parkway (Alabama Route 133), Florence, Alabama      

Michael “Nick” Nichols   -    
  10 Hightower Place, Florence, AL      

Mountain Tom Clark   -    
  on left of US 72/US 43/East Tennessee St going into Florence Al at entrance to Florence Cemetery, Florence, Alabama      

Mud Glorious Mud   -    
  in Second Creek Recreation Area, Waterloo, AL      

Muscle Shoals Canal   -    
  is at the intersection of U.S. 72, Killen, Alabama WMJ97J      

Natalie Chanin   -    
  10 Hightower Place, Florence, AL      

Original Site of the FAME Recording Studio   -    
  at the intersection of Tennessee St and Seminary St, Florence, AL. WMHGG3      

Oscar Stanton DePriest   -    
  in River Heritage Park, 0 Hightower Place, Florence, AL      

Patton Elementary School — (1891-1958)   -    
  on Dr. Hicks Boulevard, Florence, Alabama      

Pesthouse and Cemetery / Pestilences —   -    
  at the intersection of Wildwood Park Road and Waterloo Road, Florence, Alabama      

Pope's Tavern Museum   -    
  203 Hermitage Dr, Florence, AL. WMHGVP      

Prehistoric Mound   -    
  across the road from the Indian Mound Museum, on South Court Street, Florence, Alabama      

Prehistoric Native Americans / Historic Native Americans   -    
  in McFarland Park next to the Tennessee River on McFarland Park Road, Florence, Alabama      

Rear Adm. John Murray Hood   -    
  in River Heritage Park, 0 Hightower Place, Florence, AL      

Rear Admiral Fran McKee   -    
  on Cox Creek Parkway (Alabama Route 133), Florence, Alabama      

Regions Bank   -    
  at the intersection of N. Seminary St. and E.Tuscaloosa St. on N. Seminary St., Florence, Alabama WMHG1D      

Return of a Native   -    
  Joe Wheeler Bird Site #3 and boat docking in Joe Wheeler State Park, Rogersville, AL      

Ronnie Gene Flippo   -    
  South Cox Creek Parkway, Florence, Alabama      

Samuel Cornelius Phillips   -    
  Hightower Place, Florence, Alabama      

Sannoner Historic District   -    
  on North Court Street, Florence AL WMHG2Y      

Sannoner Historic District Medical Arts Building   -    
  on North Main Street north of East Tuscaloosa Street, Florence, Alabama WMHG2K      

Sculpture Relief Books and Learning   -    
  in front of Florence Public Library between E. Tuscalossa and E. Tombigbee Sts., Florence, Alabama WMHG0E      

Seminary - O'Neal Historic District   -    
  on N Seminary St., Florence, Alabama WMHGVZ      

Shoals Creek Preserve Tract   -    
  Access is via an unimproved road off Lauderdale County Road 61, Florence, AL      

Simpson House~Irvine Place~Coby Hall   -    
  is on Court, Florence, Alabama WMHG3V      

Soldier's Rest — -1862-   -    
  on South Magnolia Street, Florence, Alabama      

Southall Drugs   -    
  at the intersection of North Court Street and East Mobile Street, Florence, Alabama WMHGEV      

Southern Female University / Florence University for women   -    
  on Seymore Avenue, Florence, Alabama WMHGPG      

Springfield Community 1810/Springfield Church and School   -    
  5400 Highway 101, Rogersville, AL      

St Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church   -    
  at the intersection of Burrell Street and White Street, Florence, Alabama      

St. Florian Historic District   -   AHC 
  at the intersection of Old Jackson Hwy and Co Rd 47, St. Florian, Alabama WMJ98G      

St. Mark Baptist Church 1859   -    
  20 E Alabama St, Florence, AL      

St. Michael's Catholic Church   -    
  on Church Road (County Road 30) west of Old Jackson Highway (County Road 61), St Florian, Alabama WMJ9G3      

Sweetwater 1828   -   AHA 
  at the intersection of Florence Boulevard (U.S. 43) and Sweetwater Avenue, Florence, AL      

Sweetwater — 1828   -    
  at the intersection of Florence Boulevard (U.S. 43) and Sweetwater Avenue, Florence, Alabama WMHGW3      

The American Legion — 1919   -    
  at the intersection of S. Court Street and Dr Hicks Blvd., Florence, Alabama WMHGNN      

The Father of Rock 'N' Roll / Sam Phillips in Florence   -    
  Hightower Pl., Florence, Alabama      

The University of North Alabama   -    
  near the UNA Football Practice Field on Pine Street, Florence, Alabama      

Thomas Sigismund Stribling   -    
  on Hightower Place, Florence, Alabama      

Town of Killen   -   ABT 
  on J.C. Mauldin Highway west of Poplar Street, Killen, Alabama WMJ982      

Trail of Tears   -   AHA 
  on Main Street, Waterloo, Alabama      

Trinity Episcopal Church 1894   -    
  on N. Pine Street at E Tuscaloosa St, Florence, Alabama WMHG91      

Vietnam War Memorial   -    
  behind the Florence/Lauderdale Veterans Memorial on veterans Park Dr, Florence, AL WMJ9GB      

Walnut Street Historic District   -    
  on North Walnut Street near East Tuscaloosa Street, Florence, Alabama WMHG0P      

Waterloo - Settled 1819~Incorporated 1832   -    
  at Entrance of Waterloo on Hwy 14, Waterloo, Alabama      

Weeden Heights — early 1900s   -    
  at the intersection of N. Broadway Street and Mahogany Ave, Florence, Alabama      

Wesleyan Bell   -    
  in front of Wesleyan Bell next to Wesleyan Hall on the UNA campus, Florence, Alabama      

Wesleyan Hall 1855   -    
  on Cramer Way, Florence, Alabama      

Wheeler Dam • Wheeler Reservoir/Locks 1936   -    
  on the north end of Wheeler Dam, Rogersville, AL      

Wheeler Rifles — ~Organized 1888~   -    
  at the intersection of East Tennessee Street (U.S. 72) and Short Court Street, Florence, Alabama WMHG9Z      

William Christopher Handy   -    
  behind Marriott Shoals in River Heritage Park at Walk of Honor, Florence, Alabama      

William D. "Buddy" Killen   -    
  on Hightower Pl., Florence, Alabama      

Wilson Family Cemetery 19th Century / Slave Cemetery 19th Century   -    
  on Plantation Springs Drive, Florence, Alabama WMJ9GM      

Wilson's Headquarters and Camp - Gravelly Springs, Alabama   -    
  at the intersection of County Route 14 and County Route 2, Waterloo, Alabama      

Wood Avenue Church of Christ — 1886   -    
  at the intersection of Tuscaloosa St. and Wood Ave, Florence, Alabama WMHG0K      

Wood Avenue Historic District   -    
  on Wood Ave. near Tuscaloosa St., Florence, Alabama WMHG0X      

Woodrow Wilson Park — 1818   -    
  at the intersection of East Tuscaloosa Street and North Wood Street (County Road 47), Florence, Alabama WMHG18      

World War I Memorial Trees   -    
  on UNA Campus at Amphitheater grounds and can be reached from N. Woods Avenue, Florence, Alabama      

World War II Memorial   -    
  behind the Florence/Lauderdale Veterans Memorial on veterans Park Dr, Florence, AL WMJ9H2      

 

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

 

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