Historic Markers Across Alabama

Benjamin Fitzpatrick - Governor 1841 - 1845

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Location: 6th Street west of 28th Avenue, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
County: Tuscaloosa
Coordinates: N 33° 12.439    W 087° 34.434
  33.20731666    -87.5739
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None


He oversaw the closing of the unstable State Bank. In 1845 the legislature amended the constitution to allow the removal of the capital from Tuscaloosa. The growing wealth and population of the Black Belt brought the seat of government to Montgomery.

Erected 1992 by City of Tuscaloosa.

End of Benjamin Fitzpatrick - Governor 1841 - 1845