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  This historic site marks the first settlement known as "Lundie's Crossroads" settled in 1838. The name changed to "County Line" in 1856. Clay County was formed on this line from Randolph and Talladega Counties in 1866. The town was na…
Side 1 Union Baptist Church. later named the First Baptist Church of Ashland, was founded with 23 charter members in 1865, six years before the town was incorporated. Members met in a log cabin in the southwestern part of Ashland. From 1867-191…
Clay County Established Dec. 7, 1866 Boundaries of eastern Talladega County and western Randolph County were redrawn in 1866 to create the 58th county of Alabama. The name honors U. S. Senator Henry Clay of Kentucky. Historical place names inc…
Side 1 Clay County and the Creek Indian Confederacy The loss of 22.5 million acres of Creek Indian lands in the surrender treaty of Fort Jackson in August 1814 left the Creeks with only 5.2 million acres. The future Clay County would be near …
Side 1 Clay County was formed by an act of the Alabama General Assembly on December 7, 1866. Less than a year later, Ashland was established as the county seat on land donated by Hollingsworth Watts for the construction of a courthouse. Ashland…
Teacher   Lawyer   Statesman He spent his life largely in promoting the welfare of others 1865   1939
Hostile Creeks attacked Andrew Jackson, withdrawing to Ft. Strother, Jan. 24, 1814. His troops broke through lines, kept on to Ft. Strother. But Creeks boasted that they defeated 'Capt. Jack', drove him to the Coosa.
Dedicated to the veterans of Clay County who so unselfishly served and to those who died in defense of their country Let it be said "We will never forget" Left PanelList of World War I, World War II and Korean War veterans Right PanelList o…