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

Michael “Nick” Nichols

City of Florence Walk of Honor

 
 
Michael "Nick" Nichols Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 4, 2016
1. Michael "Nick" Nichols Marker
Inscription. Winner of international awards such as the 1982 Wildlife Photographer of the Year through the Overseas Press Club, Michael Nichols was named Photography Editor-at-Large for National Geographic Magazine in 2008.
 
Erected 2014 by City of Florence.
 
Location. 34° 48.408′ N, 87° 37.874′ W. Marker is in Florence, Alabama, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on Hightower Place. Touch for map. Behind Marriott Shoals in Heritage Park Walk of Honor. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 Hightower Place, Florence AL 35630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Natalie Chanin (here, next to this marker); General Arthur E. Brown, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Henry S. "Hank" Klibanoff (here, next to this marker); Rear Admiral Fran McKee (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Florence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Michael "Nick" Nichols. Michael “Nick” Nichols, a native of Alabama, is an award-winning photographer whose work has taken him to the most remote corners of the world. He became a staff photographer for the National Geographic magazine in 1996 and was named Editor-at-Large in January 2008. From 1982 to 1995 he was a member of Magnum Photos, the prestigious cooperative founded by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capa. (Submitted on November 5, 2016, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. The Photo Society. Michael “Nick” Nichols is a wildlife journalist; his narratives are epics where the protagonists are lions, elephants, tigers, and chimps. Scientist-conservationists like Jane Goodall, J. Michael Fay, Iain Douglas-Hamilton and Craig Packer are all in featured roles. He came to the magazine with the legacy of a childhood spent in the woods of his native Alabama, reading Tarzan and John Carter of Mars adventures. Nichols became a staff photographer for National Geographic magazine in 1996 and was named Editor-at-Large for photography in 2008. From 1982 to 1995 he was a member of Magnum Photos. He lives in Sugar Hollow, VA, with his wife, artist Reba Peck (Submitted on November 5, 2016, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2016, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 74 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 5, 2016, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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