Historic Markers Across Alabama



Jacksonville Calhoun County, Alabama



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Location: is at the intersection of Pelham Road North (State Highway 21) and Mountain Street Northeast, Jacksonville, Alabama
County: Calhoun
Coordinates: N 33° 49.096    W 085° 45.676
  33.81826666    -85.76126666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMF5NH
 



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Postoffice established July 20, 1833 as Drayton, Benton County, Alabama. Name changed to Jacksonville Aug. 6, 1834 and county changed to Calhoun Jan. 29, 1858. Office maintained by Confederate Government 1861-1865.


















































































































James Lawson July 20, 1833 William T. Alexander Jan. 26, 1871
John Lawson May 30, 1834 John A. DeArman April 9, 1874
John Lawson Aug. 6, 1834 William T. Alexander Aug. 18, 1875
John D. Hoke Sept. 9, 1836 Joseph Frank April 10, 1876
Anderson Wilkins July 1, 1841 W. O. Hutchinson June 22, 1876
Edward L. Woodward Nov. 11, 1841 Joseph B. Forney March 3, 1879
George Hoke Nov. 2, 1842 J. M. Alexander March 30, 1881
John Y. Nisbet Nov. 20, 1852 Gabriel B. Douthit Jan. 15, 1886
George H. Forney July 7, 1857 Mrs. Adelia E. Frank May 18, 1889
James R. Slayton June 1, 1860 John Y. Henderson June 17, 1895
Francis H. Goodwin Oct. 10, 1860 Dora Crook June 23, 1900
William Alexander Oct. 14, 1865 W. W. Battle Sept. 3, 1912
Isaac Frank Nov. 3, 1865 Maude M. Battle March 1, 1913
A. J. Smith June 20, 1867 Ed G. Caldwell May 20, 1913
Mrs. Juliana Streety Jan. 9, 1868 Walter E. Porter Sept. 21, 1921
Mrs. Mary Marion Jan. 24, 1868 Andrew J. Beard March 18, 1922
William C. Wynn April 8, 1869 J. Thomas Martin April 9, 1934
William P. Crook Feb. 14, 1870 Harry Y. Dempsey, Jr. Jan. 1, 1957





General John H. Forney Historical Society 1964



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More Information:
Wikipedia: Jacksonville, Alabama

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