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

John Wilkinson Taylor

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, September 2, 2019
1. John Wilkinson Taylor Marker
Inscription.  As Deputy Director-General of UNESCO, Dr. John W. Taylor pioneered international programs following WWII aimed at ending illiteracy by promoting education within communities. He introduced an early version of distance learning through correspondence courses via radio.

Inducted 2018

City of Florence
Walk of Honor
 
Erected 2018 by City of Florence.
 
Location. 34° 48.432′ N, 87° 37.909′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is located behind Marriott Shoals in River Heritage Park's Walk of Honor. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Hightower Pl, Florence AL 35630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Doublehead, Cherokee Chief (a few steps from this marker); Lin Dunn (within shouting distance of this marker); Aaron Gus Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Homer J. Givens (within shouting distance of this marker); General Arthur E. Brown, Jr.

John Wilkinson Taylor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 2, 2019
2. John Wilkinson Taylor Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Henry S. "Hank" Klibanoff (within shouting distance of this marker); Rear Admiral Fran McKee (within shouting distance of this marker); General John Coffee (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2019, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2019, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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