Robert E. Jones, Jr. Historical

Robert E. Jones, Jr. Historical (HM1VZV)

Location: Scottsboro, AL 35768 Jackson County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 40.101', W 86° 1.885'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
In 1946, Robert E. Jones, Jr. was elected to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives to fill Alabama's 5th Congressional District seat vacated by John J. Sparkman's election to the U.S. Senate. Elected to 15 consecutive terms, 1946-1976, Congressman Jones became Alabama's longest-serving Representative. The Robert E. Jones Bridge that spans the Tennessee River east of Scottsboro was dedicated in his honor in September 1985. Congressman Jones is remembered for his ardent support of legislation leading to the expansion of the Tennessee Valley Authority, construction of the nation's interstate highway system, development of the U.S. Space program, protection of the environment, and construction of major public works that included the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Smithsonian Museum of History and Technology, the National Portrait Gallery, and the Madison Annex to the Library of Congress. He retired to Scottsboro in 1977 where he lived until his death in 1997.
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Year Placed2014
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, November 29th, 2016 at 9:02am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 588741 N 3836692
Decimal Degrees34.66835000, -86.03141667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 40.101', W 86° 1.885'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 40' 6.06" N, 86° 1' 53.1" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)256, 205
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 414 S Scott St, Scottsboro AL 35768, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. Is this marker part of a series?
  3. What historical period does the marker represent?
  4. What historical place does the marker represent?
  5. What type of marker is it?
  6. What class is the marker?
  7. What style is the marker?
  8. Does the marker have a number?
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?