Historic Markers Across Alabama



Dr. Hicks Boulevard



Marker ID:  
Location: at the intersection of E Dr Hicks Blvd and S. Wood Ave., Florence, Alabama
County: Lauderdale
Coordinates: N 34° 47.917    W 087° 40.297
  34.79861666    -87.67161666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

This boulevard was named in honor of Dr. Leonard Jerry Hicks by the City of Florence in 1981. Dr. Hicks was a prominent Black leader of the community and was recognized for his skills as a physician across the State of Alabama. He was born September 20, 1899, at Plant City, Florida, and died September 27, 1973, at Florence. Dr. Hicks' medical office was located near this site.

Erected by Florence Historical Board Florence, Alabama.







End of Dr. Hicks Boulevard