Turkeytown, Alabama

This week's story map brings us to Turkeytown, Alabama, and features a survey plat approved April 20, 1840. This town was named not for the bird, but for its founder, the first Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation: Little Turkey. Read more on ArcGIS Story Maps.

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Turkeytown Original Survey Plat
 
Original Survey Plat of Township 11 South Range 7 East of Huntsville Principal Meridian