Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Woodrow Wilson Park
Erected 2009 by Florence Historical Board Florence, Alabama.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Government & Politics • Parks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #28 Woodrow Wilson series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 20, 1924.
Location. 34° 48.225′ N, 87° 40.51′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of East Tuscaloosa Street and North Wood Street 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. Wood Avenue Church of Christ (within shouting distance of this marker); Wood Avenue Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Sculpture Relief Books and Learning (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Florence Synodical Female College (about 300 feet away); Regions Bank (about 400 feet away); First Baptist Church 1888 (about 400 feet away); First United Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); Walnut Street Historic District (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia:Florence, Alabama. Florence was surveyed for the Cypress Land Company in 1818 by Italian surveyor Ferdinand Sannoner, who named it after Florence, the capital of the Tuscany region of Italy. Florence, Alabama was incorporated in 1826. (Submitted on September 14, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.)
2. Cassius Lee Price. The Reverend Cassius Lee Price was the rector of Trinity Episcopal Church, Florence, Alabama from 1911-1924 (Submitted on May 2, 2019, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.)
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