By Kevin McKinley
Guest Writer 

The last stop on Old Stage Road


January 23, 2020

Courtesy Photo

Historic marker for Anderson State Stop

The Old Stage Road provided an artery connecting remote communities in the piney wilderness of South Alabama. The mail hack, which ran twice weekly between Mobile and Greenville brought news, company and travelers to stage stops which were strung along the road about every 16 or so miles. The Anderson stage stop was one such stop.

According to Lee Peacock's Dispatches From the LP-OP of May 7, 2014, the stop was located on the Conecuh side of the Middleton Road north of the Mixonville community, on the Conecuh-Monroe county line and not far from the Butler County line. The stage stop buildin...

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