Historic Markers Across Alabama

Old Federal Road

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Location: on Wright St (Conecuh Co. Rd 38), east of Owens Rd, Beatrice, AL
County: Monroe
Coordinates: N 31° 45.171    W 086° 54.676
  31.75285    -86.91126666
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: WMP5EC


North of Salem Cemetery and the former church was the site of Price's Hotel, the first place to spend the night on the Federal Road after Greenville. Mr Price was also the stagecoach driver for this section between Greenville and his hotel. Mrs McNeil's tavern was located halfway between the church and Midway.

Erected by the Monroe County Heritage Museums and J. L. Bedsole Foundation - 1998


One of eight stone markers along the Alabama portion of the Federal road established as a postal route by President Jefferson. Located on County Road 38 just west of County Road 7.

End of Old Federal Road