Historic Markers

The Limestone County Historical Society has identified, researched, provided inscription and set in place Historic markers which locate and describe significant sites in Limestone. This is part of a continuing effort to provide markers with the help and support of individuals, local organizations, and parties related to significant historic sites.

The current sites listed in order of the year of erection are identified as follows:

  1. Fort Hampton – 1979
  2. Battle of Sulfur Creek Trestle – 1982
  3. Old Town Cemetery – 1984 
  4. Athens Sacked and Plundered – 1991
  5. Abner Alloway Strange, Jr. – 1995
  6. Governor George S. Houston House – 1996
  7. Trinity School / Fort Henderson -2002
  8. Nicholas Davis – 2002
  9. Cambridge -2002 
  10. Coleman Family / Coleman Hill -2002 
  11. Cottonport / Mooresville -2003 
  12. Harris – Pryor (Flower Hill Farm) – 2003 
  13. Belle Mina / Woodside – 2003
  14. Round Island Baptist Church -2005
  15. Elkmont, Alabama / Tenn. & Ala Central Railroad – 2005
  16. Trinty School Cistern – 2005
  17. Donnell House (Pleasant Hill) – 2007
  18. Lucy’s Branch & The Little Elk Community – 2007
  19. Courthouse & Poor Farm Fence – 2007 
  20. Druid’s Grove Plantation/ Jones-Donnell Cemetery – 2011 
  21. Old New Garden Cemetery/ New Garden Cumberland Presbyterian Church – 2011 
  22. Sims Settlement – 2012 
  23. Cotton Hill -2014 
  24. Gamble House-2015 
  25. Sims Corder/Harrison – 2016 
  26. Delmore Brothers/Limestone’s First High School-2016 
  27. Gourdsville/Gilbertsboro-2017 
  28. Pettusville- 2017 
  29. Lentzville Cemetery-2017 
  30. Coneco-2017 
  31. Judge Horton-2017
  32. Robertson Trading Post 2019

The following pages offer a view of the above markers and any associated photograph with each marker. Each page represents different areas of the county as follows:

City of Athens: 3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 16, 17, 19, 31, 32,

North Limestone: 2, 5, 15, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29,

West Limestone: 1, 5, 14, 18, 25, 30,

South & East Limestone: 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 20, 23, 24,