Historic Markers Across Alabama



Old Federal Road



Marker ID:  
Location: at the intersection of County Road 5 and County Road 20, Monroeville, AL
County: Conecuh
Coordinates: N 31° 29.069    W 087° 11.598
  31.48448333    -87.1933
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: WMNJD2
 



Text:

Near Bermuda was the home of Jeremiah Austill, who won fame in the canoe fight on the Alabama River during the Creek Indian War. His first wife, Sarah, died of injuries from falling off a fence during an Indian raid.

1998 by the Monroe County Heritage Museum and J. L. Bedsole Foundation.



Notes:

One of eight stone markers along the Alabama portion of the Federal road established as a postal route by President Jefferson



End of Old Federal Road