Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (South Central)
Birthplace of W.C. Handy
Erected by Florence Historical Board Florence, Alabama.
Location. 34° 48.087′ N, 87° 41.203′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of Beale Street and North Cherokee Street, on the right when traveling west on Beale Street. This marker is located at the corner of Beal St and N Cherokee St in the Handy Homes Area next to parking area. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Beale Street, 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. The Greater Mount Moriah (approx. Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Simpson House~Irvine Place~Coby Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Christopher Handy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Burrell Normal School (approx. 0.4 miles away); W. C. Handy Birthplace (approx. 0.4 miles away); Karsner-Kennedy House (approx. half a mile away); Trinity Episcopal Church 1894 (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2019, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2019, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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