Historic Markers Across Alabama



Howard Gardner Nichols 1871-1896



Marker ID: AHC 
Location: at the intersection of Cabot Avenue and Dwight, Winona, & Lakefront Aves. & Coolidge Cir., Alabama City, Alabama
County: Etowah
Coordinates: N 34° 1.518    W 086° 2.645
  34.0253    -86.04408333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMDR8G
 



Text:

Scholar, Engineer, Industrialist, Naturalist, Humanitarian


Nichols came to Alabama City in 1894 to supervise construction of Dwight Manufacturing Company. While serving as the mill's first agent, he planned and began a model mill village and was elected mayor of Alabama City.

Erected 1999 by Etowah Historical Society







End of Howard Gardner Nichols 1871-1896