Historic Markers Across Alabama



Tennessee / Alabama



Marker ID: THC TN 2F3
Location: is at the intersection of Huntsville Highway (U.S. 231/431) and Hunter Road, Hazel Green, AL
County: Madison
Coordinates: N 34° 59.448    W 086° 34.285
  34.9908    -86.57141666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Tennessee / Alabama
Lincoln County


Tennessee side of the marker:
Established 1809; named in honor of MAJOR GEN. BENJAMIN LINCOLN of the Revolutionary Army. After service at Saratoga, he was put in Chief Command in the Southern Colonies. Later, he was Secretary of War under the Confederation, 1781-83.


Alabama


Alabama side of the marker:
Derived from Creek Indian phrase meaning "Here We Rest." In the early 1700s, several Spanish expeditions visited the state. In 1702 the French founded Mobile and settled near Tallapoosa. Alabama became a territory in 1817, a state in 1819. Montgomery was also the first capital of the Confederacy.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2F3.)







End of Tennessee / Alabama