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Randolph County Historic Marker

 

Location of sign - Main Street, Wedowee, Alabama

 

Photo taken- March 2007

 

Randolph County Historic Marker

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne

 

Text of sign:

 

Randolph County 

 

Created December 18, 1832, from Creek Indian Cession and named for U.S. Senator John Randolph of Virginia.  

 

Wedowee, the county seat, is named for the chief of a Creek Indian village which once occupied this site. 

 

First court was held near Triplett's Ferry on the Tallapoosa River west of Wedowee.

 

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