Historic Markers Across Alabama

First Courts - Chambers County

Marker ID: HCC 
Location: on the front lawn of the Chambers County Museum.
County: Chambers
Waymark: None


About 150 yards north of this marker at Captain Baxter Taylor's home on the Chapman Trail, the first Commissioners Court in Chambers County, Alabama was held April 1833. At this same place, under the shade of a large oak tree, the first Circuit Court was held on April 20, 1833. Earlier in the spring of 1833, election of county officials was held at the home of James Taylor. Courthouse Commissioners elected were Honorable Thomas C. Russell, James Taylor, and Baxter Taylor.

Erected by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission, 1978.


Marker Dedication or Erection Date:  August 6, 1978

End of First Courts - Chambers County