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Troy in Pike County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Janice Hawkins Park

"An excellent wife is the crown of her husband."

 

Proverbs 12:4 —

 
Janice Hawkins Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 16, 2017
1. Janice Hawkins Park Marker
Inscription.  Janice Hawkins Park was named in honor of the First Lady of Troy University, a devoted wife and loving mother, whose work benefited Troy in the fine arts, service to students, internationalization of the University, and support of military veterans. Mrs. Hawkins' devotion to the appearance of the University grounds produced a campus of unmatched beauty.
 
Erected 2015 by Troy University.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationParks & Recreational AreasWomen.
 
Location. 31° 48.042′ N, 85° 57.606′ W. Marker is in Troy, Alabama, in Pike County. Marker can be reached from Luther Drive 0.1 miles north of University Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located behind the Troy University, Frank Ross Stewart Hall, above the eastern side of the Janice Hawkins Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Troy AL 36081, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Violata Pax Dove (within shouting distance of this marker); Chancellor's Residence (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hawkins-Adams-Long Hall Of Honor
View of park with the Chinese terra-cotta warriors, installed in 2016, in far background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 16, 2017
2. View of park with the Chinese terra-cotta warriors, installed in 2016, in far background.
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Bibb Graves Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Robert Lewis Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Troy University (approx. 0.2 miles away); McCall Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); Cowart Hall (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
 
Also see . . .  The Troy Messenger article on the park dedication. (Submitted on December 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
View of amphitheater at the Janice Hawkins Park. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 16, 2017
3. View of amphitheater at the Janice Hawkins Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 16, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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