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Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

John McKinley Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court

 
 
John McKinley Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 24, 2009
1. John McKinley Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court Marker
Inscription. John McKinley (1780~1852), native of Virginia, prominent attorney, member of Cypress Land Company, built a large three story mansion near this site in 1820's which later burned. McKinley served in Alabama Legislature, U.S. Senate (1826~31); was appointed Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court, by President Van Buren; served 1837~52. Died in Louisville, Ky.
 
Erected 1974 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 34° 47.773′ N, 87° 40.349′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from South Court Street. Click for map. Marker is located behind Hampton Inn and Suites on corner of S Seminary St and Veterans Drive on bank behind garbage dumpster. Marker is at or near this postal address: 505 S Court St., Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Rolling Stones in the Shoals in 1969/Sticky Fingers Ranks Among Greatest Albums (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Church Spring and School (about 500 feet away); The American Legion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Hicks Boulevard (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mark Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lauderdale County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Florence Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America (approx. 0.3 miles away); Downtown Florence Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Florence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Encyclopedia of Alabama. John McKinley (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. McKinley, John, (1780 - 1852). Senate Years of Service: 1826-1831; 1837-1837 Party: Jacksonian; Democrat (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
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