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"Settled in 1748 by Shawnee
Indians from Ohio.
They joined Creek Confederacy,
fought against U.S. in War of 1812,
were moved west in 1836.

"Settled before 1836 by men
who had fought in this area
under Andrew Jackson.

"Indian name: Syllacogga or Chalakagay."

Erected 1954 by Alabama Historical Association.

Location. 33° 9.387′ N, 86° 15.047′ W. Marker is in Sylacauga, Alabama, in Talladega County. Marker is at the intersection of South Broadway Avenue (State Highway 21) and Goodwater Highway (County Road 511), in the median on South Broadway Avenue.

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