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

Justice John A. McKinley

City of Florence Walk of Honor

 
 
Justice John A. McKinley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 13, 2009
1. Justice John A. McKinley Marker
Inscription.
First serving as a member of the U.S. Senate (1826-1830), John McKinley was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Van Buren, becoming the first justice from Alabama.
 
Erected 2007 by City of Florence.
 
Location. 34° 48.395′ N, 87° 37.884′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from Hightower Place south of Veterans Drive (Alabama Route 133), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located 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. William Christopher Handy (here, next to this marker); William D. "Buddy" Killen (here, next to this marker); Edward Asbury O'Neal, III (here, next to this marker); Maj. Gen. George W. Goethals (here, next to this marker); Caroline Lee Hentz (here, next to this marker); Thomas Sigismund Stribling (here, next to this marker); Dr. Ethelbert Brinkley Norton (here, next to this marker); Harlon Hill (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Also see . . .
1. McKinley served on U.S. High Court. Article in Times Daily page 10F May 2, 2004 William E. Smith Jr of Florence is an attorney at law and president of the Tennessee Valley Historical Society. (Submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
Walk of Honor River Heritage Park image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, March 22, 2010
2. Walk of Honor River Heritage Park
 

2. John McKinley - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on March 26, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
Marriott Shoals image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, March 22, 2010
3. Marriott Shoals
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 877 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on March 29, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. Photos:   1. submitted on March 21, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   2, 3. submitted on March 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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