Historical Marker Series: DeSoto Caverns

CHILDERSBURG, Ala. – Stalactites and stalagmites fill the cave of one of Alabama’s hidden treasures DeSoto Caverns located in Childersburg, Alabama. The caves’ history dates back to the early 16th century when the Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto famously arrived… Read More.

Historical Marker Series: DeSoto’s Visit

CHILDERSBURG, Ala. – Spanish Explorer DeSoto reached the southern Talladega County area on July 16, 1540. DeSoto reached the town of Cosa, which SylacaugaNews.com previously highlighted in its Historical Marker Series. Cosa is just two miles north of Childersburg, Alabama. The official… Read More.

Historical Marker Series: Cosa

CHILDERSBURG, Ala. – At the intersection of US Highway 280 and Talladega County Road 8 lies the historical marker of Cosa. Cosa shares its name with both Coosa and Coca Village visited by De Soto 476 years ago. This beautiful and tall Sylacauga marble… Read More.

Historical Marker Series: Coosa

CHILDERSBURG, Ala. – Just two miles north of Childersburg on Alabama Highway 235 was once a central point of a very prominent American Indian town, Coosa. The town Coosa was the capital of the Coosa province inhabited by Americans Indians…. Read More.