Historic Markers Across Alabama



The Challenge / The Response



Marker ID:  
Location: 300 N Commons, Tuscumbia, AL
County: Colbert
Coordinates: N 34° 44.344    W 087° 42.396
  34.73906666    -87.7066
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

The Challenge


"Will you not help me hasten the day when there shall be no preventable blindness; no little deaf, blind child untaught; no blind man or woman unaided? I appeal to you Lions, you who have sight, your hearing, you who are strong and brave and kind. Will you not constitute yourselves Knights of the Blind in this crusade against darkness?" Helen Keller June 30, 1925


The Response


The Lions of District "46" will constitute ourselves Knights of the Blind in the crusade against darkness. We will continue our endeavors to assist those who are less fortunate than ourselves. We will continue to strive to eradicated the cause with continued research in the prevention and cure for blindness. We will always be good and faithful Knights of the blind knowing that "we have received as richly as has we have given.: District "46" Lions Knights of the Blind, 2008







End of The Challenge / The Response