Historic Markers Across Alabama



Indian Creek Canal



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Big Spring Park, Huntsville, AL
County: Madison
Coordinates: N 34° 43.765    W 086° 35.213
  34.72941666    -86.58688333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Northern terminus Indian Creek Canal-First canal in Alabama-Incorporated 1820-Completed 1831-This canal was constructed to the Tennessee River to facilitate the transportation of cotton to market. Developers were: Thomas Fearn, LeRoy Pope, Stephen S. Ewing, Henry Cook, and Samuel Hazard.







End of Indian Creek Canal