Historic Markers Across Alabama



Maj. Gen. George W. Goethals



Marker ID:  
Location: South Cox Creek Parkway (Alabama Route 133), Florence, Alabama
County: Lauderdale
Coordinates: N 34° 48.397    W 087° 37.908
  34.80661666    -87.6318
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

In 1891, G.W. Goethals, in his role as supervisor of public works on the Tennessee River, reported directly to the Secretary of War. Later, he was Chief Engineer for the construction of the Panamal Canal.

Inducted 2007
City of Florence
Walk of Honor



Erected 2007 by City of Florence Walk of Honor.







End of Maj. Gen. George W. Goethals