Historic Markers Across Alabama



Early Alabama



Marker ID: AHA 
Location:
County: Mobile
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

1813-1861. 1803 Mobile Bay area claimed by U.S. under terms of Louisiana Purchase, although occupied by Spanish garrisons. 1812 Added to Mississippi Territory by act of Congress. 1813 Seized from Spanish garrison by military force on order Pres. Madison. 1817 Alabama Territory created by act of Congress. 1819 Alabama admitted to Union. 1861 Alabama seceded and joined Confederate States of America.








End of Early Alabama