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

Henry S. "Hank" Klibanoff

City of Florence Walk of Honor

 
 
Henry S. "Hank" Klibanoff Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, December 1, 2010
1. Henry S. "Hank" Klibanoff Marker
Inscription.  
A keen observer and researcher of the Civil Rights Movement in the South, Hank Klibanoff won the Pulitzer Prize in 2007 for The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation.
 
Erected 2009 by City of Florence.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCivil Rights. A significant historical year for this entry is 2007.
 
Location. 34° 48.41′ N, 87° 37.876′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from Hightower Place south of Veterans Drive (Alabama Route 133), on the left when traveling south. Beginning with marker one, this marker is on pole 2 Left side. It is one of 18 poles each has four sides that is located behind the Marriott Hotel in River Heritage Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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 Thomas Bulls, Jr (here, next to this marker); Ezra Lee Culver (here, next to this marker); Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit (here, next to this marker); Oscar Stanton DePriest
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(here, next to this marker); Robert Hue ("Bobby") Wallace (here, next to this marker); Dr. Willie H. Ruff, III (here, next to this marker); Natalie Chanin (here, next to this marker); Lt. Kathleen Dial Coile (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Walk of Honor River Heritage Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes
2. Walk of Honor River Heritage Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 972 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on March 29, 2023, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. Photos:   1. submitted on December 2, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   2. submitted on March 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • James Hulse was the editor who published this page.

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