Historic Markers Across Alabama



Piache



Marker ID:  
Location: at the intersection of U.S. 84 and Old Fort Claiborne Road, Perdue Hill, Alabama
County: Monroe
Coordinates: N 31° 32.684    W 087° 30.777
  31.54473333    -87.51295
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Piache, an Indian town visited by DeSoto in 1540 was near here.
DeLuna made a settlement here, Nanipacna in 1560.
Fort Claiborne was erected on the south bluff, in 1813.
LaFayette was entertained here, 1825.

Erected by the Alabama Society of Colonial Dames. March 1939









End of Piache