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

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Harlan County WWI Memorial

 
 
Harlan County WWI Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2021
1. Harlan County WWI Memorial
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the memory of the valiant sons of Harlan County
World War 1917-1918

Willie Bevins • Dillard McKnight • Harold Brandenburg • Hiram Middleton • Harrison Brock • John Michell • Joseph Brock • Pay Murphy • Morgan Cheek • William E. Osborne • Wilson Clem • James Owens • William H. Cornett • Edmond Pace • Sam Fields • Hiram Russell • William O. Gilburth • Virgil Sargent • Clark Hall • Lafayette Sharpe • Frank W. Howard • Gillis Shell • William Koehler • Hobert Jones Skidmore • Bradley Lawson • Isom Skidmore • Henry Lee • Homer O. Turner • William Lyttle • Frank Williams
 
Erected 1930 by Harlan Post No. 54 American Legion.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. In addition, it is included in the Spirit of the American Doughboy - E. M. Viquesney series list.
 
Location. 36° 50.815′ N, 83° 19.279′ W. Marker is in Harlan, Kentucky, in Harlan County. Memorial is on East
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Central Street just west of South 2nd Street, on the left when traveling west. The monument stands on Courthouse Lawn. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 E Central St, Harlan KY 40831, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The L&N Railroad in Harlan County (here, next to this marker); Courthouse Burned (a few steps from this marker); Famous People from Harlan County (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); County Named, 1819 (a few steps from this marker); The First Industry of Harlan County (within shouting distance of this marker); First Car of Coal (within shouting distance of this marker); Harlan County Coal Miner Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harlan.
 
Also see . . .  Spirit of the American Doughboy. (Submitted on September 11, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Harlan County WWI Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2021
2. Harlan County WWI Memorial
Spirit of the American Doughboy image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2021
3. Spirit of the American Doughboy
U.S.S. Kentucky Plaque and Harlan County Time Capsule at base of Harlan County WWI Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2021
4. U.S.S. Kentucky Plaque and Harlan County Time Capsule at base of Harlan County WWI Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 11, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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