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

William Burch (Billy) Reid

 
 
William Burch (Billy) Reid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 26, 2014
1. William Burch (Billy) Reid Marker
Inscription.
The Council of Fashion Designers of America recognized Billy Reid as the Best New Menswear Designer in 2001, followed by the Gentleman's Quarterly, the Vogue Fashion Fund and the Best Menswear Designer Awards.
 
Erected 2013 by City of Florence.
 
Location. 34° 48.4′ N, 87° 37.883′ 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. Michael Hall Mobbs (here, next to this marker); Edward Stanley Robbins (here, next to this marker); Ellen Dorrit Hoffleit (here, next to this marker); General John Coffee (a few steps from this marker); James Jackson (a few steps from this marker); Kelton D. (Kelso) Herston (a few steps from this marker); Lynn Middleton Sibley (a few steps from this marker); William Christopher Handy (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Courier Journal. Top Honors William Burch “Billy” Reid (Submitted on February 3, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
William Burch (Billy) Reid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, January 26, 2014
2. William Burch (Billy) Reid Marker
 

2. The Cut. Billy Reid Just a minute into our interview with designer Billy Reid last night, his publicist came barreling over and tapped him urgently on the shoulder. (Submitted on February 3, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

3. Nordstrom want a personal stylists. Billy Reid Louisiana-born Billy Reid draws upon his Southern roots to create workwear-inspired menswear. The CFDA award winner works mainly from his flagship store in Florence, Alabama. (Submitted on February 3, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 26, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 26, 2014, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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