Birmingham in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
"Co-ome on down, forget your care,
Co-ome on down, you'll see me there!
So long, town, I'm heading for
Tuxedo Junction, now."
Erected 1980 by Alabama Historical Commission / Birmingham Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1939.
Location. 33° 30.57′ N, 86° 53.154′ W. Marker is in Birmingham, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of 20th Street (Alabama Route 269) and Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Birmingham AL 35218, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Belview Heights Neighborhood (approx. 1.4 miles away); Rickwood Field (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Rickwood Field (approx. 1.7 miles away); Votes for Women (approx. 1.7 miles away); Birmingham - Southern College (approx. 2.1 miles away); Miles College Leaders, Students Active During Civil Rights Era (approx. 2.3 miles away); Graymont Elementary School (approx. 2.6 miles away); United Confederate Veterans (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Birmingham.
Also see . . .
1. Erskine Hawkins. Encyclopedia of Alabama entry. (Submitted on December 19, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
2. "Tuxedo Junction". Wikipedia entry on the song. (Submitted on September 18, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 2,662 times since then and 111 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 18, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. 2, 3. submitted on December 19, 2009, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. 4. submitted on September 18, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.