George Downer Field

George Downer Field (HM1QRU)

Location: Aliceville, AL 35442 Pickens County
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N 33° 6.512', W 88° 11.416'

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Aliceville, Alabama

— Dedicated Nov. 7, 1961 —

Named in honor of George Noonan Downer, Sr. who rendered exemplary community service for more than 50 years. Gov. John Patterson was dedicatory speaker on Nov. 7, 1961. Mr. Downer was born at Cooksville, Miss., July 31, 1888. Served 30 years as Pickens County Commissioner, 12 years as Aliceville City Councilman. School trustee, leader in Methodist Church, Chamber of Commerce, Rotary Club, Red Cross and public health. Married Lillie Mae Windham. They reared 6 children. She died Nov, 23, 1958. Second marriage to Anne Mae Wimberley Jacob. Mr. Downer died October 30, 1970, and is buried at Franconia Cemetery.
Year Placed1961
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Date Added Saturday, February 20th, 2016 at 5:03pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 388943 N 3663949
Decimal Degrees33.10853333, -88.19026667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 6.512', W 88° 11.416'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 6' 30.72" N, 88° 11' 24.96" W
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Area Code(s)205
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1412 AL-17, Aliceville AL 35442, US
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