Site of Pollard

Site of Pollard (HM1L31)

Location: Brewton, AL 36426 Escambia County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 2.793', W 87° 10.496'

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Located 1½ miles south, town of Pollard established 1861 at juncture of Alabama & Florida and Mobile & Great Northern railroads. Named for Charles T. Pollard, builder of Alabama & Florida Railroad.

One of largest military training camps of Confederacy located here during Civil War. Also site of major Confederate stores depot. Town suffered much destruction in Federal raids of December 1864 and March 1865.

Served as first county seat of Escambia County from 1868 until 1883 when county government moved to Brewton.
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HM NumberHM1L31
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Year Placed1982
Placed ByThe Alabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 14th, 2015 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 483307 N 3434774
Decimal Degrees31.04655000, -87.17493333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 2.793', W 87° 10.496'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 2' 47.58" N, 87° 10' 29.76" W
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Area Code(s)251
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 27948 US-31, Brewton AL 36426, US
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