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

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Photographed By Sandra Hughes Tidwell, December 8, 2022
1. Culture Marker
Inscription.  The Chickasaw are a strong people, unconquered in battle and unconquerable in spirit. They arrived in what is now Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky from the west, and this area became their homeland. The Chickassaw built large villages, hunted in the forests, and grew crops in the valleys of the Mississippi, Tombigee and Tennessee Rivers.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 47.436′ N, 87° 40.215′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Court Street and Canal Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1028 S Court St, 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. Removal (here, next to this marker); Continuity (here, next to this marker); Adaptation (here, next to this marker); Florence Indian Mound (within shouting distance of this marker); Prehistoric Mound (within
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shouting distance of this marker); Florence Little League Baseball (1951) (approx. ¼ mile away); Church Spring Church and School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Prehistoric Native Americans / Historic Native Americans (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2022, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 29 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 10, 2022, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
 
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