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Gatlinburg in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wiley Oakley

“Roamin Man of the Mountains”

 
 
Wiley Oakley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
1. Wiley Oakley Marker
Inscription. 1885 - 1954 Mountain Guide....Philosopher Naturalist....Writer Wiley loved his Mountains and all God's Creatures Therein.
 
Location. 35° 44.022′ N, 83° 31.307′ W. Marker is in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker is on Chapman Hwy (U.S. 321) near Wiley Oakley Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gatlinburg TN 37738, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The American Black Bear (within shouting distance of this marker); Village Gate (approx. 1.5 miles away); Martha Jane Ogle Cabin (approx. 1.5 miles away); Baskins Creek (approx. 1.7 miles away); Gladys Trentham Russell (approx. 2.2 miles away); A Wonder of the World (approx. 2.3 miles away); Noah "Bud" Ogle Farm (approx. 2.7 miles away); Pigeon Forge (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gatlinburg.
 
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Wiley Oakley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
2. Wiley Oakley Marker
Wiley Oakley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
3. Wiley Oakley Marker
Wiley Oakley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
4. Wiley Oakley Marker
Wiley Oakley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
5. Wiley Oakley Marker
Gatlinburg Welcome Center image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
6. Gatlinburg Welcome Center
The Wiley Oakley Marker is located in the Gatlinburg Welcome Center. In February 1993, the Gatlinburg City Commission dedicated the welcome center in honor of Mr. Zeno Wall. The plaque states:
"Dedicated in Honor Of Mr. Zeno Wall, Jr., a man who truly loves Gatlinburg with all his heart. Our sincere gratitude for his devotion to Gatlinburg and for his significant contributions to the tourism industry through the years."
Gatlinburg Welcome Center image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
7. Gatlinburg Welcome Center
 
 
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