The Small Tracts Act of 1938

Hello and welcome to the Record of the Week! Last week, the team connected World War II with a survey plat depicting Fort Morgan, Alabama 's peninsula! Did you know veterans and other private entities acquired land in this area? It is now a beachfront, with BLM still managing a small slice of the shoreline! Click here to check out this week's Record and learn more about The Small Tracts Act of 1938!

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Fort Morgan Peninsula Survey Plat
T9S R2E St. Stephens Meridian, Alabama
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