Vine And Olive Colony

Vine And Olive Colony (HMPK5)

Location: Demopolis, AL 36732 Marengo County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 30.177', W 87° 48.237'

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Exiled Bonapartists granted four Townships of land in this area by Act of Congress March 3, 1817.
Colonists founded Demopolis in 1817 and villages of Aigleville and Arcola soon thereafter.
Attempt to cultivate grapes and olives failed. After a few years the settlements were practically abandoned by the French refugees.
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HM NumberHMPK5
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Year Placed1967
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 3:36am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 424479 N 3596470
Decimal Degrees32.50295000, -87.80395000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 30.177', W 87° 48.237'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 30' 10.62" N, 87° 48' 14.22" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1047-1065 Old Spring Hill Rd, Demopolis AL 36732, US
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