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Horace O. Davis

 
 
Horace O. Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 8, 2011
1. Horace O. Davis Marker
Inscription.  This building is named for Horace O. David whose dedication and estimable service to the USS Alabama Battleship Commission enhanced the memories of the personnel, who served aboard the USS Alabama and the honor of the people of the Great State for which she is named. Mr. Davis was appointed to the commission in 1963 and served as vice chairman and chairman dedicated this 7th Day of October, 1981.
Lewis E. McCray Chairman,
Jack Tatum Vice Chairman,
Henri M. Albridge,
W. Terrance Ankerson,
Jack Beasley,
H.L. Callahan,
James L. Kornegay, Jr. Secretary
Ralph Collins
Stephens G. Croom,
H.D. Davis,
A.L.Fox,
Robert Gulledge,
Vernon L. St. John Treasurer,
Kathleen Cottrell
Sam Pendleton, Jr.,
Jewel Richardson,
Herbert H. West,
William J. Diffley Executive Director
 
Erected 1981.
 
Location. 30° 40.929′ N, 88° 0.915′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is on Battleship Parkway. Located on outside wall of museum near
Horace O. Davis Marker/Gift Shop/Aircraft Pavilion/USS Alabama Battleship image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 8, 2011
2. Horace O. Davis Marker/Gift Shop/Aircraft Pavilion/USS Alabama Battleship
entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2703 Battleship Parkway, Mobile AL 36601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tristan de Luna y Arellano (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial to USS Herring (SS-233) (within shouting distance of this marker); The Submarine Lookout Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); "Take Her Down!" (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Ship Alabama (BB-60) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Fallen Guardians Monument (about 500 feet away); B-52D "Stratofortress" (about 500 feet away); The Five Crommelin Brothers of Alabama (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
Categories. Military
 
U.S.S. Alabama 1942 Bell image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 8, 2011
3. U.S.S. Alabama 1942 Bell
U.S.S. Alabama Battleship/park image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 8, 2011
4. U.S.S. Alabama Battleship/park
U.S.S. Alabama Battleship/park image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 8, 2011
5. U.S.S. Alabama Battleship/park
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 734 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 12, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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