Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2009 by Alabama Historical Commission.
Location. 34° 49.157′ N, 87° 38.352′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Broadway Street and Mahogany Ave on N. Broadway Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 N. Broadway St, Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sweetwater (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Father of Rock íNí Roll / Sam Phillips in Florence (approx. 0.9 miles away); Florence Wagon Company General Arthur E. Brown, Jr. (approx. one mile away); Henry S. "Hank" Klibanoff (approx. one mile away); Rear Admiral Fran McKee (approx. one mile away); Natalie Chanin (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Florence.
Also see . . .
1. Blue Water Publications. Civil War Stories by Dr. McDonald The hero of this story was the Negro slave, Edmund Patton. Edmund, who was later to be affectionately called “Uncle Champ” by the other Negroes, must have had a premonition that night. (Submitted on September 12, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
2. Confederate veteran, Volume 30. Edmund - A servant (Tribute by Mrs. John D. Weeden, Florence, Al) to th faithful body servant of ex-Governor Robert M. Patton.) (Submitted on September 12, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
Categories. • African Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
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