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Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Homer J. Givens

 
 
Homer J. Givens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, October 30, 2017
1. Homer J. Givens Marker
Inscription. For unparalleled bravery on the battlefield in France during World War I, Corporal Homer Givens was awarded the Croix de Guerre by the French government which hailed him as the war's first American hero.
 
Erected 2017 by City of Florence Walk of Honor.
 
Location. 34° 48.418′ N, 87° 37.872′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on South Cox Creek Parkway near River Heritage Park. Touch for map. Marker is located behind the Marriott Hotel in River Heritage Park. Marker is in this post office area: Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Arthur E. Brown, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Henry S. "Hank" Klibanoff (a few steps from this marker); Rear Admiral Fran McKee (a few steps from this marker); Natalie Chanin (a few steps from this marker); Michael "Nick" Nichols (a few steps from this marker); General John Coffee (within shouting distance of this marker); James Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); Kelton D. (Kelso) Herston (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Homer J. Givens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, October 30, 2017
2. Homer J. Givens Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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