Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Frank Perron Achorn
City of Florence Walk of Honor
In 1947 Frank Achorn began his successful work as a chemical engineer in 45 states and 40 countries to feed the hungry of the world through increased crop yields. He later secured eight patents related to the fertilizer industry.
Erected 2011 by City of Florence.
Location. 34° 48.365′ N, 87° 37.887′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from Hightower Place south of 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. Rear Adm. John Murray Hood (here, next to this marker); Lt. Col. R. Edward Yeilding (a few steps from this marker); Oscar Stanton DePriest (a few steps from this marker); Charles Caine Anderson (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Amit Roy (a few steps from this marker); Ronnie Gene Flippo (a few steps from this marker); James Thomas Rapier (within shouting distance of this marker); William Christopher Handy (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Florence.
Categories. • Agriculture • Industry & Commerce •
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