Historic Markers Across Alabama

British West Florida, 1764-83

Marker ID: AHA 
Location: Ala. Hwy 14
County: Autauga
Waymark: None


Colony's north boundary crossed present-day Alabama-Mississippi at this point on 32° 28' by edict of the British king. Colony extended south to the Gulf. France had ceded area in 1763. Spain invaded and seized area in 1780. Britain ceded to Spain in 1783. Spain ceded part to U.S. in 1795.

End of British West Florida, 1764-83