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Tuscumbia in Colbert County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Ethel Davis Plaza

In Memory of

 

—Ethel Davis, Artist —

 
Ethel Davis Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 20, 2009
1. Ethel Davis Plaza Marker
Inscription.
1896-1968
Ethel Davis' vision and determination to enhance the quality of life in the Shoals through support and encouragement of the arts led to the foundation of the Tennessee Valley Art Association in 1963. The following year the City of Tuscumbia Board of Commissioners offered the site between Water and Indian Streets on the Commons for the construction of a museum. The Art Association accepted this land, raised funds and opened the Tennessee Valley Art Center in 1972. The spirit of Ethel Davis lives on through the multi-disciplinary arts program presented at this museum and in the broader community.
 
Erected 2007 by Dedicated by the City of Tuscumbia, Alabama.
 
Location. 34° 44.27′ N, 87° 42.3′ W. Marker is in Tuscumbia, Alabama, in Colbert County. Marker is on North Water Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 511 North Water Street, Tuscumbia AL 35674, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ivy Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Yellow Fever Epidemic 1878 / The 31 Victims of Yellow Fever Who died in Tuscumbia (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
Ethel Davis Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 20, 2009
2. Ethel Davis Plaza Marker
line); William Winston Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colbert County Courthouse Square District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Howell Thomas Heflin (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tuscumbia.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
 
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