Historic Markers Across Alabama

Josiah Morris 1818-1891

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: on Commerce Street south of Bibb Street, Montgomery, Alabama
County: Montgomery
Coordinates: N 32° 22.682    W 086° 18.582
  32.37803333    -86.3097
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


Had his bank on this site 1852-1891. He helped finance Montgomery's business, railroads and industry. Here on Dec. 19, 1870, he bought 4150 acres of land and deeded them to the Elyton Land Co. which later was platted, and on his motion named the City of Birmingham.

Erected 1952 by Alabama Historical Association.

End of Josiah Morris 1818-1891