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Decatur in Morgan County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

To Commemorate the Passage of The Olympic Torch

June 29, 1996

 
 
To Commemorate the Passage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 29, 2017
1. To Commemorate the Passage Marker
Inscription. Guarding the Flame of the Centennial Olympic Games

These heroes carried the sacred flame the symbol of World Peace, Friendship and Unity.

Lane Barnes, William Debuty, Charles Friedrich, Jeremy Gaertner, Kevin Hall, Jordan Hardick, Katie Harris, John Henderson, Euel James, Bruce Jones, Charles Langham, Sylvia Matthews, Lisa Montgomery, Arthur Orr, Randel Ray, Gary Redus, Gerald Turner, Steve Woodard, Tara Tiller
 
Location. 34° 36.818′ N, 86° 59.042′ W. Marker is in Decatur, Alabama, in Morgan County. Marker is on Church Street Northeast. Touch for map. Corner of Church St NE and Bank Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 325 Bank Street NE, Decatur AL 35601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Decatur Historic District/Old State Bank (here, next to this marker); Historic Downtown/Founders Park (a few steps from this marker); Rising Sun Lodge No. 29 (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Decatur (within shouting distance of this marker); Old State Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Decatur and The Civil War in North Alabama (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hood’s Middle Tennessee Campaign and The Battle for Decatur (about 300 feet away); First Railroad (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decatur.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPeaceSports

 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 25, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on July 25, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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