The Jim Folsom Bridge has been in operation since the early 1960′s. It is located on US Highway 84 across the Tombigbee River at Coffeeville, AL (GPS coordinates N31.755167,W88.101861).
Date Posted: 4/17/10
The Old Lock 1 Park is located at the remains of Old Lock 1 on the Tombigbee River between Jackson and Coffeeville. This park lies in a grove of large pecan trees. Major improvements at the park site from 1999–2004 include a picnic pavilion, restrooms, renovated boat ramp, paved roads, parking lots and a park [...]More Info
The Mathews Cabin was built in the 1830s by pioneers Josiah and Lucy Martin Mathews, who came to Clarke County from South Carolina. By 1840, there were 13 family members and two slaves living in this cabin. In 2005, the Clarke County Historical Society purchased this log cabin. With the assistance of many volunteers, it [...]More Info
Fort Madison was a wooden stockade fortification in the southern section of Clarke County in the vicinity of the present-day community of Gainestown, AL. It was one of several forts built by early Clarke County pioneers for protection during the Creek Indian War 1813-14. This pioneer stockade was commanded by Captain Sam Dale and Evan [...]More Info