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  • Also Known As: Cahawba

  • Vicinity: 11 mi (17.6 km) SW of Selma at jct of Cahaba and Alabama Rivers
  • US County of Dallas County in Alabama
  • Type: Ghost Town
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Site

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Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn No Address Proximity Area
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity Area
Adams Grove Presbyterian Church
  • Sight
  • NRHP
S side of Cahaba-Greenville Rd
St Luke's Episcopal Church
  • Sight
  • NRHP
S of Browns


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event

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Particulars for Cahaba:
Area of Significance Business
Historic Use Capitol
Historic Use Courthouse
Historic Use Financial Institution
Disposition Ghost Town
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Local
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Sight Category Site
Level of Significance State
Building Type Warehouse
Historic Use Water-related

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 8th May 1973

Registry Name: Cahaba
Registry Address: 11 mi (17.6 km) SW of Selma at jct. of Cahaba and Alabama Rivers
Registry Number: 73000341
Resource Type: Site
Owner: Private, Local
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 853
Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Sites: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Politics-government
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1818, 1826
Historic Function: Transportation, Government, Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Courthouse, Water-related, Capitol, Warehouse, Business, Financial institution
Current Function: Domestic, Commerce, Trade, Agriculture, subsistence
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling

Creative Works »

13 Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey Short Story Collection Kathryn Tucker Windham The Specter in the Maze at Cahaba is set at garden maze at the home of C C Pegues (demolished), Cahaba

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