Mountain Creek, Alabama

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Mountain Creek, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Mountain Creek, Alabama is located in Alabama
Mountain Creek, Alabama
Mountain Creek, Alabama
Mountain Creek, Alabama is located in the US
Mountain Creek, Alabama
Mountain Creek, Alabama
Location within the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 32°42′38″N 86°28′44″W / 32.71056°N 86.47889°W / 32.71056; -86.47889Coordinates: 32°42′38″N 86°28′44″W / 32.71056°N 86.47889°W / 32.71056; -86.47889
Country United States
State Alabama
County Chilton
Elevation 528 ft (161 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 205
GNIS feature ID 152547[1]

Mountain Creek is an unincorporated community in southeastern Chilton County, Alabama, United States.

Confederate Memorial Park[edit]

Mountain Creek was the site of the Alabama Confederate Soldiers Home from 1902 to 1939, which is now the Confederate Memorial Park. The 102-acre (0.41 km2) park has a museum, research facility, historic structures, ruins and two cemeteries with the graves of over 300 Confederate soldiers.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mountain Creek". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Dale Cox, "Confederate Memorial Park - Mountain Creek, Alabama" in ExploreSouthernHistory.com at http://www.exploresouthernhistory.com/confederatepark.html (accessed January 25, 2010).
  3. ^ R. B. Rosenburg, Living Monuments: Confederate Soldier's Homes in the New South (Chapel Hill, N.C.: Univ. of North Carolina Press, 1993), 215, says the Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, Montgomery, has cemetery rosters, insurance papers, and superintendent reports.