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

World War I Memorial

 
 
World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
1. World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the following heroes who sacrificed their lives in the defense of our Nation during World War I.

Adams, Jesse Agnew, Jesse Alexander, John C. Brewer, William Calvin Burks, Tommie Couch, William A. William M Creasy Crunk, Percy Foster, Solomon Hall, John Wesley Harden, Naila Hill, Price Hines, Luther Holland, Henry Houston, John W. Howell, T.A. Jr. Heupel, Jacob W. Hulsey, Thomas W. Jones, Jesse Johnson, Robert Lanier, Charles E Lawson, Henry J. Barney, Liles Livingston, David L. Martin, Beatrice McCollum, Artie A. McCollum, Oscar M. McFall, George Edwin McKinney, Alvin M. Miller, Milton G. Nesmith, John Newton, Aaron Nugent, Alonze Parum, William E. Smith, Henry Thompson, Green Underwood, Thomas Clayton Wesson, James E. Wilcoxson, Clyde Young, Frank Leslie
 
Erected by Florence Historical Board.
 
Location. 34° 48.729′ N, 87° 37.413′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on Veterans Drive near Don Michael Drive. Click for map. Behind the Veterans Museum are the war memorials from l to r: 1st Vietnam, Korean, World War I and two World War II markers. Marker is in this post office area: Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
World War I Memorial Inside Museum image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
2. World War I Memorial Inside Museum
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); The Korean War (here, next to this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); 16” Projectile (within shouting distance of this marker); The “Honest John” Rocket (within shouting distance of this marker); Anti-Tank Gun (within shouting distance of this marker); The Hawk Missile (within shouting distance of this marker); W.W. II Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Florence.
 
Also see . . .  Remember. World War I Casualties of Alabama (Submitted on September 13, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. War, World I
 
World War I Memorial Inside Museum image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
3. World War I Memorial Inside Museum
Veterans Park & Museum image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
4. Veterans Park & Museum
Veterans Park & Museum image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, May 26, 2009
5. Veterans Park & Museum
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 972 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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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