(In Florence 1820 -1830)Dred Scott, whose name is associated with the landmark U.S. Supreme Court Dred Scott Decision of 1857, was born in Virginia between 1795~1809. In 1818 he was in Madison County, Alabama. He came to Florence with the Peter Blow family in 1820. About 1827 the Peter Blow Inn was established at this site, Scott served as the hostler here until the Blows relocated to St. Louis, Missouri, in 1830. Afterwards, Scott was sold to Dr. John Emerson. It was under Emerson's service that Scott based his legal fight for freedom that resulted in the Dred Scott Decision.
|Placed By||Florence Historical Board Florence, Alabama|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 7:18pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 438050 N 3851050|
|Decimal Degrees||34.79980000, -87.67723333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 47.988', W 87° 40.634'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 47' 59.28" N, 87° 40' 38.04" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 100-152 N Pine St, Florence AL 35630, US|
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