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


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