Historic Markers Across Alabama



British West Florida, 1764-83



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Ala. Hwy 14
County: Autauga
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Colony's north boundary crossed present-day Alabama-Mississippi at this point on 32° 28' by edict of the British king. Colony extended south to the Gulf. France had ceded area in 1763. Spain invaded and seized area in 1780. Britain ceded to Spain in 1783. Spain ceded part to U.S. in 1795.







End of British West Florida, 1764-83