Historic Markers Across Alabama



William Wyatt Bibb



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: 5553 Coosada Road (CR 23) at Auburn Road in Coosada, AL
County: Elmore
Coordinates: N 32° 29.92    W 086° 20.27
  32.49866666    -86.33783333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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First Governor of Alabama 1819-1820
-- grave 300 yards –
Only governor of Alabama Territory 1817-1819.
Born in Amelia County, Va., Oct. 2, 1781. In U.S. Congress from Georgia 1805-1813. Moved here from Elbert County, Ga., 1817. Buried in private cemetery near home. Succeeded by brother, Thomas Bibb, presiding officer of state senate.







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