Early Black Leader and Inventor in Cherokee CountyMose Hampton bought his freedom prior to the Civil War. He was a builder, assisted in laying out and surveying the town of Centre, a minister in the Episcopal Methodist North, and an inventor. Mr. Hampton owned land in the vicinity of this marker on both sides of US Highway 411. The site for Cedar Hill UMC, in Leesburg was chosen by Mose Hampton in the early 1800's. He was an honorary member of this church until his death.
|Placed By||Cherokee County Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, July 14th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 620751 N 3780132|
|Decimal Degrees||34.15513333, -85.69008333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 9.308', W 85° 41.405'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 9' 18.48" N, 85° 41' 24.3" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 922 AL-25, Centre AL 35960, US|
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