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Cumberland Gap in Claiborne County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cumberland Gap Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By TeamOHE, July 27, 2020
1. Cumberland Gap Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
We dedicate with gratitude this monument to those who served with honor in all wars and those known and unknown who paid the Supreme Sacrifice.

Those killed in action:
Billy Brooks • Olan Moore • Victor Ferry • Kenneth Robinson • Roscoe Fortner • Vernon Robinson • Walter Tuttle • Austin Francisco • Olen Moore • Louis Treece
 
Erected by Veterans of Foreign Wars, presented by Reese Monument Co.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 36° 35.933′ N, 83° 39.9′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, in Claiborne County. Memorial is at the intersection of North Cumberland Drive and Colwyn Street, on the right when traveling north on North Cumberland Drive. The marker is on the right hand side of the Cumberland Gap City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 330 Colwyn St, Cumberland Gap TN 37724, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Boone Trail Highway Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); Harrow School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cumberland Gap

Cumberland Gap Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 27, 2020
2. Cumberland Gap Veterans Memorial
(about 400 feet away); Russell Berkau 1867 - 1936 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Three States Cornerstone (approx. 0.2 miles away); Iron Furnace (approx. Ό mile away in Virginia); On Guard In Cumberland Gap (approx. Ό mile away in Virginia); Gateway To Kaintuck (approx. 0.3 miles away in Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Gap.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 38 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 11, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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