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Autauga County Historic Marker

 

Location of sign - Autauga County Historic Marker - Autauga County Courthouse, Alabama 218 N. Court St., Prattville, Alabama

 

Photo taken August 2001

 

Autauga County Historic Marker

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne

 

Text of sign:

 

A County Older Than The State

 

Autauga County


Created in 1818 by act of Alabama Territorial Legislature.  Autauga Indians lived on a creek from which county takes its name.

Autaugas were members of the Alibamo tribe.  They sent many warriors to resist Andrew Jackson's Invasion in Creek War.

County was part of territory ceded by Creeks in Treaty of Ft. Jackson, 1814.  Prattville County Seat since 1868.  Earlier

Jackson's Mill, Washington, Kingston.

 

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