Historic Markers Across Alabama



Ecor Bienville 1702-1743 — The first recorded name of Selma —



Marker ID:  
Location: at the intersection of Water Avenue and Lauderdale Street, Selma, Alabama
County: Dallas
Coordinates: N 32° 24.359    W 087° 1.21
  32.40598333    -87.02016666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

This tablet commemorates the engagement between
Jean Baptiste Le Moyne Sieur de Bienville,
Governor of the Province,
and
The Alibamo Indians.
In 1714 Bienville made a friendly visit to this section.


Erected 1932 by National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Alabama.







End of Ecor Bienville 1702-1743 — The first recorded name of Selma —