Historic Markers Across Alabama



Sylacauga



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: at the intersection of South Broadway Avenue (State Highway 21) and Goodwater Highway (County Road 511), Sylacauga, Alabama
County: Talladega
Coordinates: N 33° 9.387    W 086° 15.047
  33.15645    -86.25078333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMEYGG
 



Text:

Settled in 1748 by Shawnee
Indians from Ohio.
They joined Creek Confederacy,
fought against U.S. in War of 1812,
were moved west in 1836.

Settled before 1836 by men
who had fought in this area
under Andrew Jackson.

Indian name: Syllacogga or Chalakagay.


Erected 1954 by Alabama Historical Association.







End of Sylacauga