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The gravestone for Robert Jemison Jr. and Priscilla C. Jemison stands in the Jemison Cemetery in Northport, AL. The headstones state:Robert Jemison,Jr. born in Georgia Sep 4, 1802 died at Tuscaloosa, Ala. October 16, 1871 Priscilla C. Jemison born…

A marker erected by the Alabama Historical Association in 1998 marks the site on Paul W. Bryant Drive where the Castle Hill - Daly Bottom Community was located.

It reads:

In 1883 the Castle Hill Real Estate and Manufacturing Company began the…

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A historical marker for the Alberta City Cemetery on 13th Street in Tuscaloosa reads:

Land for Alberta Cemetery acquired 1912 by Alberta City Methodist Church: first burial June 1914; operated as church cemetery until 1938 when Alberta City…

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The City of Tuscaloosa unveiled a historical marker at the site of the old Fort W.W. Brandon Armory at Fire Station No. 2 on Paul W. Bryant Drive on June 12, 2004.

The marker reads:

The Tuscaloosa Armory was located on this site from 1938 to…

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The historic Phoenix Hotel in Carrollton, Alabama, was built in 1841.

The hotel was a two-story, 27-room hotel located on the main street just across from the county courthouse. In the old days when transportation was a problem, men who served on…

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To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the completion of the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway a dedication ceremony was held to unveil a 13-foot memorial marker on October 30, 2015.The text on the marker follows:Evolution of the Black Warrior –…

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This drawing published April 8, 1917, shows a building that was to house The Tuscaloosa News. The building was designed by architect D.O. Whilldin for the owners Messers Persons and Claybaugh (sic). The building was to be built at the corner of Broad…

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A marker, called a unity marker by Ben Windham in his Jan. 8, 2006, column in the Tuscaloosa News, can be seen from the walking trail along the Northport, Alabama, levee near the old 1898 M&O Railroad Trestle. Often mistaken for a grave stone, the…

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The Battle-deGraffenried House was built around 1835 for William Battle and his wife, Susannah. Unfortunately, the Battles fell victim to the recession of 1857 and had to move out of their home and in with William's parents, Alfred and Millicent…

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On the front right, holding flag, is Montgomery Inge Burton. He was a member of the Home Guard that defended the covered bridge across the Black Warrior River that connected Northport and Tuscaloosa on April 3, 1865 against Brigadier General John T.…
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