Historic Markers Across Alabama

Kelly-Stone-Hill Place

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: at the intersection of Phoenix Avenue (County Road 35) and Elliott Street, Carrollton, Alabama
County: Pickens
Coordinates: N 33° 15.762    W 088° 5.725
  33.2627    -88.09541666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Former home of John Herbert Kelly, brigadier general, C.S. Army, born in Carrollton, March 31, 1840. Appointed to West Point at age 17, resigned a few months before graduation. Fought at Shiloh, Perryville, Murfreesboro and Chickamauga. Mortally wounded at battle of Franklin, Tennessee, August 20, 1864.

For many years this was the home of Lewis Maxwell Stone, state senator, member of the Constitutional Convention 1875, and speaker of the House of Representatives during the Reconstruction Period.

Dwelling later occupied by Hugh Wilson Hill, M.D. the third of four generations of a family of physicians who have served the community with marked devotion.

Erected 1974 by Alabama Historical Association.

End of Kelly-Stone-Hill Place