1898 - 1971
— America's First World War I Hero —The home of Homer Givens, America's first hero in World War I was located .4 of a mile north of this intersection. Following a bloody two-hour battle on November 1, 1917 Corporal Givens stood alone after his comrades had fallen.
|Placed By||Florence Historical Board Florence Alabama|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 7:56pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 437772 N 3853004|
|Decimal Degrees||34.81740000, -87.68041667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 49.044', W 87° 40.825'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 49' 2.64" N, 87° 40' 49.50" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1154 N Wood Ave, Florence AL 35630, US|
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