Tuscumbia in Colbert County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
The Challenge / The Response
"Will you not help me hasten the day when there shall be no preventable blindness; no little deaf, blind child untaught; no blind man or woman unaided? I appeal to you Lions, you who have sight, your hearing, you who are strong and brave and kind. Will you not constitute yourselves Knights of the Blind in this crusade against darkness?" Helen Keller June 30, 1925
The Lions of District "46" will constitute ourselves Knights of the Blind in the crusade against darkness. We will continue our endeavors to assist those who are less fortunate than ourselves. We will continue to strive to eradicated the cause with continued research in the prevention and cure for blindness. We will always be good and faithful Knights of the blind knowing that "we have received as richly as has we have given.: District "46" Lions Knights of the Blind, 2008
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical date for this entry is June 30, 1925.
Location. 34° 44.344′ N, 87° 42.396′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 N Commons, Tuscumbia AL 35674, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Moon Tree (here, next to this marker); At This Well (within shouting distance of this marker); Ivy Green (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ethel Davis Plaza (about 700 feet away); Yellow Fever Epidemic 1878 / The 31 Victims of Yellow Fever Who died in Tuscumbia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gov. Robert Burns Lindsay / Maud McKnight Lindsay (approx. ¼ mile away); William Winston Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Never Forget Garden (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscumbia.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 16, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.