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

Doublehead, Cherokee Chief

 
 
Doublehead, Cherokee Chief Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 2, 2019
1. Doublehead, Cherokee Chief Marker
Inscription.  Through negotiation with President George Washington, Chief Doublehead owned all lands between Bluewater and Cypress Creeks. The land became federal property after 1807, allowing a corporation to purchase 5,515 acres to establish Florence.

Inducted 2018
City of Florence
Walk of Honor
 
Erected 2018 by City of Florence.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 48.433′ N, 87° 37.899′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on Hightower Place. Marker is located behind Marriott Shoals in River Heritage Park's Walk of Honor. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Hightower Place, Florence AL 35630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Wilkinson Taylor (a few steps from this marker); Aaron Gus Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Lin Dunn (within shouting distance of this marker); Homer J. Givens (within shouting distance of this marker);

Doublehead, Cherokee Chief Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 2, 2019
2. Doublehead, Cherokee Chief Marker
General Arthur E. Brown, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry S. "Hank" Klibanoff (within shouting distance of this marker); Rear Admiral Fran McKee (within shouting distance of this marker); General John Coffee (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2019, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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