Historic Markers Across Alabama

Gabriel Moore - Governor 1829 - 1831

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Location: on 6th Street west of 28th Avenue, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
County: Tuscaloosa
Coordinates: N 33° 12.436    W 087° 34.443
  33.20726666    -87.57405
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


During his term our state moved from frontier to urbanity. The University of Alabama was officially opened. Construction was begun on our first canals and railroads, supplementing existing steamboats and unpaved roads. The Choctaws exchanged their territory in West Alabama for lands west of the Mississippi.

Erected 1992 by City of Tuscaloosa.

End of Gabriel Moore - Governor 1829 - 1831