Historic Markers Across Alabama

Sumter County

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Lafayette Street, Livingston, AL
County: Sumter
Coordinates: N 32° 34.958    W 088° 11.273
  32.58263333    -88.18788333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM7FYW


1736: First settlement by French at Ft. Tombecbee. 1830: U.S. got Choctaw Indian lands by Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek. 1832: County created by Act of State Legislature-named for Gen. Thomas Sumter, "The Gamecock," South Carolina Revolutionary hero. 1833: Livingston made county seat.

End of Sumter County