Historical Marker Series: Talladega College

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Talladega, the residence of the Super Speedway, the scene for Talladega Nights, and the home of Talladega College represents a large part of educational history. In 1865, William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, both former slaves, met in Mobil for... Read More.


Historic Properties: Benjamin H. Averiett House

SYLACAUGA, Ala. – Originally constructed in 1835, the home to pioneer Benjamin H. Averiett lies just eight miles west of Sylacauga. Averiett is known as one of the first modern settlers of Talladega County and Alabama as a whole. The Benjamin H. Averiett House... 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. Coosa was said to... 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 marker found... Read More.