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Creation Date

5-24-2014

Description

The marker reads: "SEVEN FLAGS AND AN ARROW OVER ABBEVILLE Pre-historical man: Creek Indian Nation, West 1519-1814; Spanish Florida 1540-1702; French Louisiana 1702-1763; British West Florida 1763-1780; Spanish West Florida 1780-1813; United States 1813-1861; Georgia Territory 1732-1802; Mississippi Territory 1798-1804; Alabama Territory 1817-1819; Washington County 1800-1812; Connecuh County 1818-1819; Confederate States of America 1861-1865; United States 1865- Abbe, an Indian name of nearby creek meaning a grove of dogwood trees. ERECTED BY HISTORIC CHATTAHOOCHEE COMMISSION AND HENRY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 1978". Top of the sign: Historic Chattahoochee Commission Alabama-Georgia emblem. Top of the sign: Historic Chattahoochee Commission Alabama-Georgia emblem.

Latitude, Longitude

31 deg 34' 18.13", 85 deg 14' 57.34"

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida –Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida – Jacksonville; Abbeville (Ala.); Historic markers -- Alabama -- Henry County; Historic Chattahoochee Commission

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