Historic Markers Across Alabama



Johnson J. Hooper



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: AL Hwy 49 (N. Broadnax) at Cusseta St. in Dadeville, AL
County: Tallapoosa
Coordinates: N 32° 49.88    W 085° 45.81
  32.83141    -85.76361
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMHXGX
 



Text:

Johnson J. Hooper
1815-1861


Author, Editor, Lawyer, Secretary of Congress, C.S.A. As a writer he created Captain Simon Suggs of the Tallapoosa Volunteers, fictional character whose humorous, rascally escapades of pioneer days in Alabama became world famous.

Erected 1953 by Alabama Historical Association.







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