Historic Markers Across Alabama



Site of the Home of William Hugh Smith



Marker ID:  
Location: at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 431) and Woodland Avenue, Wedowee, Alabama
County: Randolph
Coordinates: N 33° 18.64    W 085° 29.093
  33.31066666    -85.48488333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Site of the Home of William Hugh Smith Legislator, Governor



An opponent of secession, he fled north in 1862. Returning after the Civil War, he was elected first governor under the Constitution of 1868 and served one two-year term. He was one of three Republican governors.

Erected by Randolph County Historical Society.







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