Historic Markers Across Alabama

Hernando De Soto

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: US Hwy 231 north of Talladega
County: Talladega
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None


June 1540. Spanish discoverer, explorer, led his well-equipped army of conquistadors southward through this area. He sought gold and lands for colonization in this populous Indian county.

End of Hernando De Soto