Arthur "Tarzan" White

Arthur "Tarzan" White (HM265I)

Location: Gaylesville, AL 35973 Cherokee County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 23.852', W 85° 34.65'

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Born in Lockhart, Alabama in 1915, Tarzan played alongside Bear Bryant on the University of Alabama's 1934 National Championship Team and was honored as an All-American in 1936. He went on to play for the New York Giants, winning a NFL Championship in 1938. Tarzan was also a professional wrestler during the football off-season, winning multiple heavyweight championship titles. He moved to Cherokee County and coached football at Gaylesville during 1954. He was the mail carrier for the Jamestown/Gaylesville area and continued wrestling into his 60's. Tarzan resided in Jamestown until his death in 1996.
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HM NumberHM265I
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Placed ByCherokee County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 23rd, 2018 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 630754 N 3807152
Decimal Degrees34.39753333, -85.57750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 23.852', W 85° 34.65'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 23' 51.12" N, 85° 34' 39" W
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Area Code(s)256
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3410 County Rd 15, Gaylesville AL 35973, US
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