The Heritage of Clarke County, Alabama


Red leatherlike cover with gilt print. Looks new. Clarke County was established on December 10, 1812 by the Mississippi Territory. The county had numerous forts, built by settlers for protection during the Creek War (1813–1814). One of the most notable was Fort Sinquefield.[5] The first county seat was Clarkesville, founded in 1820. The seat was moved to Macon, later renamed Grove Hill, in 1831. During the American Civil War, the county was notable for its salt production. The county seat is Grove Hill. The county was created by the legislature of the Mississippi Territory in 1812. It is named in honor of General John Clarke of Georgia, who was later elected governor of that state.; The Heritage of Alabama Series; Vol. 13; Photographs, Charts, Maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 337 pages

Book Title: The Heritage of Clarke County, Alabama

Author Name: Davis-chairman, Walter & Reba Davis-treasurer & Jeanette White-family coordinator & Inez Fleming-topical coordinator & Cassie Gibby Perkins & Ramona Larrimore & Roy Laverne Mott & Jean Payne

Categories: Alabama,

Edition: First Edition; First Impression

Publisher: Clanton, Al, Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc.: 2001

ISBN or ASIN Number: 1891647407

ISBN or ASIN Number 13: 9781891647406

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.): Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued

Seller ID or SKU: 61561