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Jackson in Breathitt County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Korean War Memorial

 
 
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By Frank Profitt, February 24, 2021
1. Korean War Memorial
Inscription.  
Korean War
25 June 1950 - 27 May 1953
In honor of all Breathitt Countians who served in the Korean War era and especially those whose names are inscribed hereon who gave their lives to contain Communism and to preserve individual freedom in that war.

Virgil Bach • Ray L Banks • Cecil H Burnett • Harold R. Clark • Richard Fugate • Billy H. Gibbs • Joe Gillum • John F Little, Jr. • Edward Lovins • Charlie Neace Jr. • Brown Sebastian • Logan Sebastian • Lloyd D Stidham • Ishmael Watts.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Korean.
 
Location. 37° 33.234′ N, 83° 23.016′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Kentucky, in Breathitt County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street and Brown Street on Main Street. The monument is located in Breathitt County War Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson KY 41339, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Willie Sandlin (here, next to this marker); World War I Memorial (here, next to this marker); "Bloody Breathitt" (within shouting distance of this marker);

Korean War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 16, 2014
2. Korean War Memorial Marker
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Breathitt Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Breathitt County (within shouting distance of this marker); Broken Column (within shouting distance of this marker); Quicksand — 1864 (approx. 2.4 miles away); Sam and Nola of Morris Fork (approx. 13.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 27, 2021, by Frank Profitt of Georgetown, Kentucky.   2. submitted on July 19, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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