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Tompkinsville in Monroe County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Monroe County World War I Memorial

Lest We Forget

 

1917 - 1918

 
Monroe County World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
By Chad Comer, January 8, 2011
1. Monroe County World War I Monument
Inscription.
To the memory
of our
comrades
who entered
the service of
their country
from this county
and who gave
their lives in
the World War
——————
Herschel J. Belcher Walter L. Bray James H. Chism Walter Clemons Lessie L. Cook William G. Downing Edgar R. Emmert Joseph C. Ferguson Ed B. Hall Reuben O. King Virgil Poland Ottie J. Proffitt Wilson Sprowl Clint Tooley Oscar E. Turner Howard Walker
 
Erected by American Legion.
 
Location. 36° 42.056′ N, 85° 41.544′ W. Marker is in Tompkinsville, Kentucky, in Monroe County. Marker is on North Main Street (Kentucky Route 100), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Monument is located on the Courthouse lawn. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 North Main Street, Tompkinsville KY 42167, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monroe County World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Monroe County - Tompkinsville (a few steps from this marker); Courthouse Burned (a few steps from this marker); Monroe County Korean & Vietnam War Memorial
Monroe County World War I Monument image. Click for full size.
By Chad Comer, January 8, 2011
2. Monroe County World War I Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan's First Raid (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Tompkinsville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tompkinsville National Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Operation Iraqi Freedom Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tompkinsville.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Monroe County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Chad Comer, January 8, 2011
3. Monroe County Courthouse
The present Monroe County courthouse was built in 1978-1979.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 483 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 8, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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