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Near Buffalo Valley in Putnam County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

U.S. Senator Albert Gore. SR. Tennessee

 
 
U.S. Senator Albert Gore. SR. Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, April 20, 2009
1. U.S. Senator Albert Gore. SR. Tennessee Marker
Inscription. In 1956 Senator Albert Gore, Sr. authored legislation to create the largest public works project ever undertaken in the United States, the Interstate Highway System. The legislation was signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on June 29, 1956. All interstate leading into Tennessee are marked as "Albert Gore, Sr. Memorial Highway". Senator Gore's hometown, Carthage, is located 10 miles from here.
 
Location. 36° 8.408′ N, 85° 48.374′ W. Marker is near Buffalo Valley, Tennessee, in Putnam County. Marker is on Interstate 40. Click for map. Marker is at mile marker 266 in Rest Area. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo Valley TN 38548, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tennessee Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Civil War in Granville (approx. 9.1 miles away); Granville, Tennessee (approx. 9.1 miles away); Baxter Seminary (approx. 9.4 miles away); Upper Ferry (approx. 10.6 miles away); Bragg Invades Kentucky (approx. 11.2 miles away); Captain William Walton (approx. 11.2 miles away); Benton McMillin (approx. 11.2 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 58 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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