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Whitwell in Marion County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jimmy Wayne Memorial Fieldhouse

 
 
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By Brandon Fletcher, September 19, 2019
1. Jimmy Wayne Memorial Fieldhouse Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of the 13 coal miners killed in a mining accident on December 8, 1981

Jimmy Wayne Rogers
Larry Cooley
Harvey Nolan
Charlie Myers
Gaylon Parson
Darrell Rollins
Lee Grimes

Danny Cooley
Frankie Wilbourn
Jacob Kilgore
Roy White
Ed French
Jackie Tate
 
Erected 1982.
 
Location. 35° 10.757′ N, 85° 31.846′ W. Marker is in Whitwell, Tennessee, in Marion County. Marker can be reached from Tiger Trail 0.1 miles west of Tennessee Route 28, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Tiger Trail, Whitwell TN 37397, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Betsy Pack (approx. 9 miles away); The Will Cummings Highway (approx. 9.1 miles away); Hales Bar Dam (approx. 9.2 miles away); Boats on the Tennessee (approx. 10.1 miles away); Civil War Signaling (approx. 10.1 miles away); Corral Road
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(approx. 10.2 miles away); Attack at Suck Creek (approx. 10.6 miles away); Civil War in Tennessee (approx. 10.7 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2019, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 16 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 11, 2019, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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