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Slave Quarter Trail

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An easy hike along a historic roadway.


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0.9

Miles

1.4

KM

Point to Point

547' 167 m

High

487' 149 m

Low

72' 22 m

Up

33' 10 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

8%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Spring · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly A short distance with a smooth surface and benches to sit down on along the way.

Description

This historic roadway (ca 1859) connecting to the Montevallo Stage Coach Road was a major access route to the Tannehill Furnaces during the Civil War. Wagon shops, employee housing, and slave cabins were located along this route.

Flora & Fauna

This is a great trail for showcasing many of the local plant species. Among the many labeled trees, you'll see poplar, sycamore, pine, red oak, hickory, sparkle berry, red cedar, hawthorn, American elm, winged elm, willow oak, and white oak.

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Shared By:

Josh Moore

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