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Albany in Dougherty County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cox Landing Park

 
 
Cox Landing Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
1. Cox Landing Park Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of Albany native

Private Henry Cleve Cox, Jr.,

2nd Infantry Division – Medical Corps,
killed in action, August 25, 1944,
during the Battle for
Brest, France.

Prior to his death, he was recognized for
risking his life to save others during
intense combat and was awarded the
Purple Heart after being wounded in action at
Hill 192, St. Lo, France.

 
Erected 2009 by Cleve Cox along with the Seventh Generation of the descendants of Cary Cox and Mary Horne, and the Albany Parks and Recreation Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1944.
 
Location. 31° 36.583′ N, 84° 8.979′ W. Marker is in Albany, Georgia, in Dougherty County. Marker is on Lakeshore Drive, 0.1 miles south of Philema Road (Georgia Route 91), on the left when traveling south. The marker stands by a boat launching ramp at Lake Chehaw. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2582 Lakeshore Drive, Albany GA 31701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. Teresa's Catholic Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); De Soto in Georgia (approx. 1.9 miles away); Union Station Depot (approx. 1.9 miles away); Carnegie Library (approx. 2.1 miles away); Albany Municipal Auditorium (approx. 2.1 miles away); Dougherty County (approx. 2.2 miles away); Colonel Nelson Tift (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Cox Landing Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
2. Cox Landing Park Marker
Cox Landing Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
3. Cox Landing Park Marker
Lake Chehaw is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,148 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 10, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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