Historic Markers Across Alabama

Pre-Civil War Cemetery

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Location: on West Main Street (Alabama Route 205), Albertville, Alabama
County: Marshall
Coordinates: N 34° 16.177    W 086° 12.912
  34.26961666    -86.2152
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM7JBX


Pre-Civil War Cemetery

The West Main Street Cemetery was established in the late 1850's by the Jones Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church, South, which was located nearby. Among notable persons buried here are: Thomas A. Albert (1796-1876), for whom Albertville is named; W. M. Coleman (1860-1926), the city's first mayor; and L. S. Emmett (1841-1903), a pioneer merchant.

Erected 1971 by Chamber of Commerce Historical Committee.

End of Pre-Civil War Cemetery