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

James Jackson

City of Florence Walk of Honor

 
 
James Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 1, 2010
1. James Jackson Marker
Inscription.
Often referred to as the most successful breeder of thoroughbred horses in America, James Jackson imported Glencoe and Leviathan to the U.S. in the early 1800's, leaving a permanent imprint on both the breed and American racing history.
 
Erected 2009 by City of Florence.
 
Location. 34° 48.406′ N, 87° 37.88′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from Hightower Place near Veterans Drive (Alabama Route 133), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located in River Heritage Park. Marker is in this post office area: Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General John Coffee (here, next to this marker); Kelton D. (Kelso) Herston (here, next to this marker); Lynn Middleton Sibley (here, next to this marker); Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit (here, next to this marker); Natalie Chanin (a few steps from this marker); General Arthur E. Brown, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Henry S. "Hank" Klibanoff (a few steps from this marker); Rear Admiral Fran McKee (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Florence.
 
Categories. AnimalsSports
 
James Jackson horses image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, June 6, 2010
2. James Jackson horses
This picture can be seen at Pope's Tavern in Florence, Al.
Glencoe image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, June 6, 2010
3. Glencoe
The famous horse owned by James Jackson. This picture can be seen at Pope's Tavern in Florence, Al.
Article about horse racing image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, June 6, 2010
4. Article about horse racing
This picture can be seen at Pope's Tavern Florence, Al. Article by William Lindsey McDonald.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 956 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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