Upper Salt Works Historical

Upper Salt Works Historical (HM1X0O)

Location: Jackson, AL 36545 Clarke County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 35.141', W 87° 57.753'

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The area from Stave Creek to Jackson Creek was one of sites for the making of salt during the years 1862-64.
Furnaces of native stone were built and salt water from dug wells evaporated by boiling in large kettles.

Amount of salt six hundred bushels per day. Price ten to forty dollars a bushel. Workers were exempt from military service. Works in operation: Nordlinger's, Booth's, Clarke, State and private.

Located here town of four thousand, a saw mill and brick factory.
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HM NumberHM1X0O
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Year Placed1979
Placed ByClarke County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, February 26th, 2017 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 408673 N 3494915
Decimal Degrees31.58568333, -87.96255000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 35.141', W 87° 57.753'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 35' 8.46" N, 87° 57' 45.18" W
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Area Code(s)251
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Bolen Town Rd, Jackson AL 36545, US
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