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Flomaton in Escambia County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Alabama's Own

 
 
Alabama's Own Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 19, 2011
1. Alabama's Own Marker
Inscription.
Front
CPL. Sidney E. Manning
World War I
Medal of Honor
One of Gen. Pershing's
Immortal Ten
This monument dedicated
to all that have served in
the Armed Forces of the
United States of America
that this glory shall not
perish from the Earth


Right Side
American Legion
Fred H. Jones - Post 167
Post Commanders
J. R. Collins
Kemble Dean


Plaque on ground at back of monument
In Honor and Remembrance
of the
heroes and victims of September 11,2001
and to celebrate
the enduring spirit of all Americans
Presented by members of
Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 31° 0.224′ N, 87° 15.8′ W. Marker is in Flomaton, Alabama, in Escambia County. Marker is at the intersection of Sidney E Manning Blvd (U.S. 29) and Houston Street, on the right when traveling north on Sidney E Manning Blvd. Touch for map. Located in front of the Alabama Welcome Center & Railroad Museum/Flomaton Chamber of Commerce Office. Marker is in this post office area: Flomaton AL 36441, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
Alabama's Own Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 19, 2011
2. Alabama's Own Marker
Right side
within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flomaton, Alabama (within shouting distance of this marker); Century, Florida / Alger Railroad (approx. 2.1 miles away in Florida); The Lindsey-Fitzgerald House (approx. 5.6 miles away); Pollard Methodist Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); Site of Pollard (approx. 6 miles away); Canoe Station (approx. 8.8 miles away); Southern Pine Electric Membership Corporation (approx. 10.4 miles away); Franklin Cemetery (approx. 12.7 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Sidney Manning at Find-a-Grave.com. (Submitted on September 23, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
2. Medal of Honor citation at Military.com. (Submitted on September 23, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
3. Wikipedia- Sidney E. Manning. (Submitted on September 23, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
 
Additional comments.
1. Memorial location
From pictures found on findagrave.com, it appears that this memorial was once located in Flomaton's city park and has been relocated to its current position at the Chamber of Commerce.
    — Submitted September 23, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.

 
Categories. Heroes
 
September 11, 2001 memorial plaque image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, September 19, 2011
3. September 11, 2001 memorial plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 646 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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