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Tuscumbia in Colbert County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Challenge / The Response

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2017
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Inscription.
The Challenge
"Will you not help me hasten the day when there shall be no preventable blindness; no little deaf, blind child untaught; no blind man or woman unaided? I appeal to you Lions, you who have sight, your hearing, you who are strong and brave and kind. Will you not constitute yourselves Knights of the Blind in this crusade against darkness?" Helen Keller June 30, 1925

The Response
The Lions of District "46" will constitute ourselves Knights of the Blind in the crusade against darkness. We will continue our endeavors to assist those who are less fortunate than ourselves. We will continue to strive to eradicated the cause with continued research in the prevention and cure for blindness. We will always be good and faithful Knights of the blind knowing that "we have received as richly as has we have given.: District "46" Lions Knights of the Blind, 2008
 
Location. 34° 44.344′ N, 87° 42.396′ W. Marker is in Tuscumbia, Alabama, in Colbert County. Marker is on North Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 N Commons, Tuscumbia AL 35674, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Moon Tree (here, next to this marker); At This Well
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Ivy Green (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ethel Davis Plaza (about 700 feet away); Yellow Fever Epidemic 1878 / The 31 Victims of Yellow Fever Who died in Tuscumbia (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Winston Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colbert County Courthouse Square District (approx. 0.4 miles away); Howell Thomas Heflin (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscumbia.
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
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In Memory of Helen Keller who inspired Lions to make sight conservation their leading service project erected by Alabama Lions through the Alabama Sight Conservation Association 1972
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Hand Carved Gateway By The Maori People presented by The Lions of New Zealand
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In Memory of Helen Keller & Anne Sullivan Memorial Statue erected by Lions of Alabama and Friends in Celebration of 100 years of Lion Service Memorial Committee PIP J. Frank Moore III ID Jerome Thomson PID Yamandu Acosta PID Lowell Bonds PCC Ron Seybold PDG Richard Grilz Lion Keller J. Thomson PDG Johnny Tuten PDG Charles Devaney PDG Glenda Moxley Lion Gloria Williams PDG JIm Crews PDG Robert Bynon PDG Ron Mitchell PDg W. Durden Deal Sculpted by Craigger Bowne Sylacauga, Alabama Erected June 2017
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 16, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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