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Selmer in McNairy County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

McNairy County War Memorial

 
 
McNairy County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By David Austin, December 9, 2020
1. McNairy County War Memorial
Front of Marker
Inscription.  
World War II
World War I
Korean Conflict
Vietnam

Dedicated in Memory
of those from McNairy Co.
who gave their lives
in service of their country

 
Erected by American Legion Post and Auxiliary Post 162 & Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary Post 2418.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 35° 10.242′ N, 88° 35.611′ W. Marker is in Selmer, Tennessee, in McNairy County. Memorial is on East Court Avenue (Business U.S. 64) just east of South 4th Street, on the right when traveling east. Right in front of the Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 170 W Court Ave, Selmer TN 38375, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McNairy County Confederate Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); In affectionate memory of the early settlers of McNairy County and the Town of Purdy (within shouting distance of this marker); Mobile & Ohio Railroad
McNairy County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By David Austin, December 9, 2020
2. McNairy County War Memorial
Left side of Marker
(about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Trail of Tears (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Hurst Nation (approx. 4.3 miles away); Fielding Hurst and Purdy (approx. 5˝ miles away); Purdy (approx. 5.6 miles away); Approach to Shiloh (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selmer.
 
McNairy County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By David Austin, December 9, 2020
3. McNairy County War Memorial
Rear of Marker
McNairy County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By David Austin, December 9, 2020
4. McNairy County War Memorial
Right side of marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2020, by David Austin of Scotts Hill, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 10, 2020, by David Austin of Scotts Hill, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Clearer photos of the marker. • The lists of names on the marker. • Can you help?
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