Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
John McKinley Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court
Erected 1974 by Alabama Historical Association.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #08 Martin Van Buren series list.
Location. 34° 47.773′ N, 87° 40.349′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from South Court Street. Marker is located behind Hampton Inn and Suites on corner of S Seminary St and Veterans Drive on bank behind garbage dumpster. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 505 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. The Rolling Stones in the Shoals in 1969 (about 300 Church Spring and School (about 500 feet away); Church Spring Church and School (about 500 feet away); The American Legion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Hicks Boulevard (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mark Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lauderdale County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Florence Bethel Cumberland Presbyterian Church in America (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
Also see . . . John Mckinley. McKinley became a member of the Alabama Legislature from 1820 to 1822 and was appointed as a Jacksonian to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Henry Chambers in the United States Senate on November 27, 1826. He served as a Senator until 1831 and was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1830. (Submitted on May 2, 2019, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 1,341 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. 2. submitted on May 26, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.