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Near Selma in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Joe T. Pilcher, Jr.

1929 - 1987

 
 
Joe T. Pilcher, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, January 24, 2016
1. Joe T. Pilcher, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  
In honor of Joe T. Pilcher, Jr. for his
outstanding contribution and service
in the establishment and development of
the Craig Field Airport and Industrial
Authority from its beginning in April 1977
until his death December 30th, 1987.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & SpaceIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1977.
 
Location. 32° 21.583′ N, 86° 59.091′ W. Marker is near Selma, Alabama, in Dallas County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and Avenue B, in the median on 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5th Street, Selma AL 36701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Craig Air Force Base (a few steps from this marker); Campsite 1 (approx. 2.8 miles away); Civil Rights Memorial Park (approx. 3˝ miles away); Honoring: Amelia Boynton Robinson - Marie Foster (approx. 3˝ miles away); Lynching in America / Lynching in Selma (approx. 3˝ miles away); The Honorable John Lewis
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(approx. 3˝ miles away); "Builders of Movements and Monuments" (approx. 3˝ miles away); In Memory of Reverend Hosea Williams, Sr. (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selma.
 
Regarding Joe T. Pilcher, Jr.. Currently the complex is a general aviation facility and multiple civilian, government and corporate tenants occupy the former Craig Air Force Base that closed in 1977.
 
View of marker looking south on 5th Street towards Craig Field. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, January 24, 2015
2. View of marker looking south on 5th Street towards Craig Field.
Billboard at entrance to the Industrial complex. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, January 24, 2015
3. Billboard at entrance to the Industrial complex.
Marker at center looking north on 5th Street. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, January 24, 2016
4. Marker at center looking north on 5th Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 25, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 822 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 25, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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