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Major General H.N. Toftoy, USA.

 
 
Major General H.N. Toftoy, USA. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, May 24, 2008
1. Major General H.N. Toftoy, USA. Marker
Inscription.  This plaque was placed here by Citizens of Huntsville and Madison County, Alabama, In Honor Of Major General H.N. Toftoy, USA. Who was Commanding General of Redstone Arsenal from September 1, 1954, to March 31, 1958. It was unveiled here on August 1, 1958, on the occasion of his transfer to the command of Aberdeen Proving Ground.

General Toftoy during his stay at Redstone made a significant contribution to this community, and he will forever be enshrined in the hearts of local people as "Mr. Missile."
 
Erected 1958 by Citizens of Huntsville.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceMilitary. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1973.
 
Location. 34° 43.799′ N, 86° 35.147′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is on Westside Square, on the right when traveling south. Located near the steps close to the bank building on the Westside Square side of Constitution Hall Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville AL 35801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Bank In Alabama (within shouting distance
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of this marker); John Hunt (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Erected in 1835 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Big Spring of Today (within shouting distance of this marker); The Big Spring (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Spring Runs Its Course (about 300 feet away); Madison County (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,078 times since then and 10 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 23, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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