Gadsden in Etowah County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
This marker is lovingly dedicated to a woman worthy of being remembered by her countrymen as long as courage is deemed a virtue.
Dedicated on this day May 2, 1963
Erected 1963 by Etowah Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • Women. A significant historical date for this entry is May 2, 1883.
Location. 34° 1.452′ N, 86° 2.118′ W. Marker is in Gadsden, Alabama, in Etowah County. Marker can be reached from West Meighan Boulevard (Local Road 431) east of North 22nd Street, in the median. Marker located in the Sansom family cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gadsden AL 35904, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 Emma Sansom (a few steps from this marker); Howard Gardner Nichols 1871-1896 (approx. half a mile away); Dwight Mill Village (approx. 0.6 miles away); Alabama City World War II Veterans Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Alabama City, Alabama (approx. 0.6 miles away); Etowah County War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Eleventh Street School (approx. 1.2 miles away); William Luther Sibert Major General U.S. Army (Ret.) (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gadsden.
Also see . . .
1. Emma Sansom. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on April 13, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Emma Sansom Johnson Gravesite and Memorial. Find A Grave entry (Submitted on December 19, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama.)
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