Gadsden in Etowah County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
This marker is lovingly dedicated to a woman worthy of being remembered by her countrymen as long as courage is deemed a virtue.
Dedicated on this day May 2, 1963
Erected 1963 by Etowah Historical Society.
Location. 34° 1.452′ N, 86° 2.118′ W. Marker is in Gadsden, Alabama, in Etowah County. Marker can be reached from West Meighan Boulevard (Local Road 431) east of North 22nd Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker located in the Sansom family cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Gadsden AL 35904, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Emma Sansom (a few steps from this marker); Howard Gardner Nichols 1871-1896 (approx. half a mile away); Dwight Mill Village Etowah County War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Eleventh Street School (approx. 1.2 miles away); William Luther Sibert Major General U.S. Army (Ret.) (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gunn-Bellenger House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Colonel Hood House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gadsden.
Also see . . .
1. Who was Emma Sansom. by Emma Sansom Chapter #31 Texas Society Order of Confederate Rose. (Submitted on December 19, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
2. Emma Sansom Johnson. by Encyclopedia of Alabama. (Submitted on December 19, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
3. Emma Sansom Johnson Gravesite and Memorial. (Submitted on December 19, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
Categories. • War, US Civil • Women •
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