Historic Markers Across Alabama



James Jackson



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Location: on Cox Creek Parkway (Alabama Route 133), Florence, Alabama
County: Lauderdale
Coordinates: N 34° 48.396    W 087° 37.906
  34.8066    -87.63176666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



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Often referred to as the most successful breeder of thoroughbred horses in America, James Jackson imported Glencoe and Leviathan to the U.S. in the early 1800's, leaving a permanent imprint on both the breed and American racing history. Inducted 2009 City of Florence Walk of Honor

Erected 2009 by City of Florence Walk of Honor.







End of James Jackson