Tahlequah in Cherokee County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Jack C. Montgomery
Jack C. Montgomery
for action on Feb. 22, 1944
Erected by the Cherokee Nation.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
Location. 35° 51.138′ N, 94° 59.36′ W. Marker is in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, in Cherokee County. Memorial is on Cottonwood Street 0.1 miles south of Muskogee Avenue (U.S. 62), on the left when traveling south. Memorial is on the Cherokee Nations Veterans Center grounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tahlequah OK 74464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherokee Warrior Memorial (here, next to this marker); John Noah Reese, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Billy B. Walkabout (a few steps from this marker); Park Hill (approx. 1.1 miles away); Riley's ChapelPark Hill Press (approx. 1.1 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 2.1 miles away); Manard (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tahlequah.
Also see . . .
1. Jack C. Montgomery Obituary (New York Times, 2002). (Submitted on October 8, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Jack C. Montgomery Medal of Honor Citation (CMOHS). (Submitted on October 8, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.