Sumter County Courthouse

Sumter County Courthouse Livingston Alabama


Stock #: 44130
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Livingston
State: Alabama (AL)
County: Sumter
Publisher: Alabama Post Card Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Named after Gen. Thomas Sumter of S. c., became county seat Dec. 18, 1832. Only 1 year before, 19,000 Choctaw Indians were forcefully removed to the West. Visited by De Soto in 1540, later by de Bienville (Gov. of Louisiana Province), Chief Pushmahata and Spanish. In north part of county is historic Fort Confederation (Tombeckbee), located near Eppes on Tombigbee River's Jones Bluff. Get native to tell you the legend of "Sheriff" Steve Renfroe.
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