Historic Markers Across Alabama



Homer J. Givens



Marker ID:  
Location: behind the Marriott Hotel in River Heritage Park, Florence, AL
County: Lauderdale
Coordinates: N 34° 48.417    W 087° 37.873
  34.80695    -87.63121666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Homer J. Givens


For unparalleled bravery on the battlefield in France during World War I, Corporal Homer Givens was awarded the Croix de Guerre by the French government which hailed him as the war's first American hero.

Inducted 2017

City of Florence
Walk of Honor







End of Homer J. Givens