Historic Markers Across Alabama



Lowndesboro



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: South Broad St. north of U.S. Hwy 80
County: Lowndes
Coordinates: N 32° 16.84    W 086° 36.59
  32.28079      -86.60996
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Settled before 1820 by planters from South Carolina and Virigina. First called McGill's Hill, it was incorporated, 1832, as Lowndesboro in honor of William Lowndes. There was a brief skirmish here between Forrest's troops and Wilson's raiders, April 10, 1865.







End of Lowndesboro