Etowah Historical Society

since 1954

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Additional historical information

(click on title interested)


- Mary Harrison Lister

(Founder of the Etowah Historical Society)

- Hazel Louise Pierce Oliver

- Lena Martin

- Markers & monuments placed by Etowah Historical Society under construction

- Nine Nations over Etowah County

- Noccalula Falls Cave... is it real?

- History of the Falls Christmas Lighting

- How the first bank was established in Gadsden

- Sequoyah invented alphabet in Etowah County

- Amelia Earhart in Gadsden ... Twice!

- Several historical videos by watchgadsden.com


- Howard Gardner Nichols Memorial Library

- Mayors of Gadsden

- Queens of the Coosa

- Famous Jack Daniel Distillery once located in Gadsden

- Revolutionary soldier Joseph Garner



Do You Have A Confederate Ancestor Buried in Etowah County?

Sherry Clayton is trying to identify all Confederate soldiers buried in Etowah County, AL. If your ancestor is buried in a cemetery in Etowah County, please send his name, birth date, death date, name of cemetery and his unit to her at 715 Guy Lee Lake Road, Rainbow City, AL 35906 or email her at Sherry Clayton





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ducational Programs- Presentations of historical interest. Current programs of history in the making.

istorical Markers - Markings of historical homes, cemeteries, schools, rivers, trails, public buildings

ignificant Preservations - Preservation of historical buildings, homes & landmarks









































The Etowah

Historical Society

 P.O. Box 8131

Gadsden, AL 35902

(Physical address at

2829 W. Meighan Blvd.)







The Society meets every 2nd Friday night each month at Elliott Community Center, corner of 29th Street & Meighan Blvd. at 6:00pm.

Each month we have an enjoyable presentation and refreshments.

Come and enjoy!!!