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Near Key West in Monroe County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Alfred Goldsboro Mayor

 
 
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By R. E. Smith, April 10, 2008
1. Alfred Goldsboro Mayor Marker
Inscription. Alfred Goldsboro Mayor, who studied the biology of many seas and here founded a laboratory for research for the Carnegie Institution directing it for XVIII years with conspicuous success, brilliant versatile courageous utterly forgetful of self. He was the beloved leader of all those who worked with him and who erect this to his memory. Born MDCCCLXVIII, died MCMXXII.
 
Location. 24° 38.083′ N, 82° 55.141′ W. Marker is near Key West, Florida, in Monroe County. Touch for map. It is located on Loggerhead Key, in Dry Tortugas National Park. Marker is in this post office area: Key West FL 33041, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Navy Days at Fort Jefferson (approx. 2.9 miles away); In Memory of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd (approx. 2.9 miles away); Gunrooms (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Dry Tortugas, Home to a Myriad of Life (approx. 3 miles away).
 
Regarding Alfred Goldsboro Mayor. Alfred G. Mayor was born in 1868 and died in 1922.
 
Also see . . .  Seafaring Scientist: Alfred Goldsborough Mayor, Pioneer in Marine Biology. Book by Lester Stephens and Dale Calder on Amazon.com with the Search Inside feature. (Submitted on July 23, 2008.) 
 
Additional keywords. Zoology, Zoologist
 
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Alfred Goldsboro Mayor Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, April 10, 2008
2. Alfred Goldsboro Mayor Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,822 times since then and 45 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week July 27, 2008. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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