Forgotten Trails: Courthouse made big news
Published 4:53 pm Wednesday, November 14, 2007
If so, it is extremely unlikely that all three buildings are still standing, and within a radius of 250 feet.
Pollard First County Seat
When Escambia County was formed in 1869 (1868) out of portions of Conecuh, Baldwin and Monroe Counties, Pollard was designated as the county seat. At that time Pollard was the largest community and was the southern terminus of the Montgomery and Mobile Railroad, which later became a part of the L&N system.
Jail Built First
I will give you the other part of this account next week.
Until then, happy hunting.