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

Site of Queen City Park Softball Field

1936-1967

 
 
Site of Queen City Park Softball Field Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
1. Site of Queen City Park Softball Field Marker
Inscription.  Built on this site in 1936, Queen City Park Softball Field served as the cornerstone for the first successful community effort to promote the organized play of amateur softball in Tuscaloosa County. Its construction followed nationwide efforts to organize softball in 1933. Soon thereafter, Tuscaloosa men's and women's softball teams emerged as state and national powers, and the sport itself gained recognition as true wholesome family recreation.
 
Erected 1998 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable PlacesSports. In addition, it is included in the Alabama Historical Association series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1936.
 
Location. 33° 12.964′ N, 87° 33.747′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is on Jack Warner Parkway, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in front of the Tuscaloosa Public Library's main branch. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1801 Jack Warner Parkway, Tuscaloosa AL 35401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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walking distance of this marker. Queen City Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Evolution of the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway (approx. 0.2 miles away); University Club (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tuscaloosa City Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Margaret M. DuPont (approx. half a mile away); The Civil War Years: 1861-1865 (approx. half a mile away); Reconstruction:1867-1874 (approx. half a mile away); The Capital Years: 1825-1847 (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
 
Site of Queen City Park Softball Field Marker Front Of The Tuscaloosa's Main Public Library image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
2. Site of Queen City Park Softball Field Marker Front Of The Tuscaloosa's Main Public Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,049 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 18, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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