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Near Buffalo Valley in Putnam County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

U.S. Senator Albert Gore, Sr.

Tennessee

 
 
U.S. Senator Albert Gore, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 17, 2017
1. U.S. Senator Albert Gore, Sr. Marker
Inscription.  In 1956 Senator Albert Gore, Sr. authored legislation to create the largest public works project ever undertaken in the United States, the Interstate Highway System. The legislation was signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on June 29, 1956. All interstates leading into Tennessee are marked as "Albert Gore, Sr. Memorial Highway". Senator Gore's hometown, Carthage, is located 10 miles from here.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 36° 8.408′ N, 85° 48.374′ W. Marker is near Buffalo Valley, Tennessee, in Putnam County. Marker is on Interstate 40. Marker is at mile marker 266 in Rest Area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buffalo Valley TN 38548, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tennessee Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Civil War in Tennessee (a few steps from this marker); Tennessee Central Crash Kills 10 (approx. 5.3 miles away); Carverdale Farms (approx. 9.1 miles away); T.B. Sutton General Store
U.S. Senator Albert Gore, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 17, 2017
2. U.S. Senator Albert Gore, Sr. Marker
(approx. 9.1 miles away); Civil War in Granville (approx. 9.1 miles away); Granville, Tennessee (approx. 9.1 miles away); Baxter Seminary (approx. 9.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo Valley.
 
Also see . . .
1. Albert Gore Sr. (Submitted on July 15, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Albert Arnold Gore - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. (Submitted on July 19, 2017, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
U.S. Senator Albert Gore, Sr. image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
3. U.S. Senator Albert Gore, Sr.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 793 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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