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.... Read More.
SYLACAUGA, Ala. - Twelve miles west of downtown Sylacauga lies the original Fort Williams. The Fort Williams Historic Marker is located in the heart of Sylacauga between the Post Office and Sylacauga Chamber of Commerce. Fort Williams was originally constructed by... Read More.
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... Read More.
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... Read More.
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... Read More.
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... Read More.