Oscar Stanton DePriest Historical

Oscar Stanton DePriest Historical (HM1VJK)

Location: Florence, AL 35630 Lauderdale County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 48.358', W 87° 37.89'

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City of Florence Walk of Honor

In 1928, Oscar S. DePriest, son of former slaves, became the first 20th Century African-American Congressman from the north. He is credited with the Anti-discrimination Amendment to the 1933 Civilian Conservation Corps Bill.
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HM NumberHM1VJK
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Year Placed2016
Placed ByCity of Florence
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 at 9:03am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 442238 N 3851707
Decimal Degrees34.80596667, -87.63150000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 48.358', W 87° 37.89'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 48' 21.48" N, 87° 37' 53.4" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800 S Cox Creek Pkwy, Florence AL 35630, US
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