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Title: The Heritage of Washington County, Alabama
Description: Clanton, Al: Heritage Publishing Consultants, Inc, 2005. Limited Edition; First Impression. Hardcover. Blue leatherlike cover with gilt print. Looks new. Extensive index. The county seat is Chatom. The county was named in honor of George Washington, the first President of the United States. The area of today's Washington County was long inhabited by various indigenous people. In historic times, European traders encountered first Choctaw and later Creek Indians, who had moved southwest from Georgia as early European settlers encroached on their land. Washington County was organized on June 4, 1800 from the Tombigbee District of the Mississippi Territory by proclamation of territorial governor Winthrop Sargent. It was the first county organized in what would later become Alabama, as settlers moved westward after the American Revolutionary War.; The Alabama Heritage Series; Vol. 65; Photographs, Maps, Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 153 pages. Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued .

Keywords: Genealogy History Americana Family History

Price: US$ 169.97 Seller: A Book Legacy
- Book number: 61599

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