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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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