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Alvin C. York

 
 
Alvin C. York Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 20, 2009
1. Alvin C. York Marker
Inscription.
Front:
Armed with his rifle and pistol his courage and skill, this one Tennessean silenced a German Battalion of 35 machine guns, killing 25 enemy soldiers, and capturing 132 in the Argonne Forest of France, October 8, 1918

Right side:
Alvin C. York
1887-1964
Pall Mall, Fentress County, Tennessee

Left side:
Felix De Weldon Sculptor
Monument erected 1968 by Act of the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee
 
Erected 1968 by Act of the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee.
 
Location. 36° 9.94′ N, 86° 46.977′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Avenue N and Charlotte Avenue on 6th Avenue N. Click for map. Located on the Tennessee State Capitol grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andrew Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Jackson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Founding of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (about 300 feet away); Tennessee State Capitol (about

Alvin C. York Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 20, 2009
2. Alvin C. York Marker
300 feet away); Holy Rosary Cathedral (about 400 feet away); Tomb of James Knox Polk (about 500 feet away); Votes for Women (about 700 feet away); Tennessee Ornithological Society (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. HeroesWar, World I
 
Alvin C. York Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 20, 2009
3. Alvin C. York Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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