Historic Markers Across Alabama



Rear Adm. John Murray Hood



Marker ID:  
Location: in River Heritage Park, 0 Hightower Place, Florence, AL
County: Lauderdale
Coordinates: N 34° 48.362    W 087° 37.89
  34.80603333    -87.6315
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



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Rear Adm. John Murray Hood


Commander of the Hawk, the fastest U.S. ship in the Spanish-American War, Rear Admiral John M. Hood then commanded the Fourth Division of the Atlantic Fleet in World War I. The USS John Hood (DD-655) was named for him.

Inducted 2016

City of Florence
Walk of Honor







End of Rear Adm. John Murray Hood