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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 and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #34 Dwight D. Eisenhower series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1817.
 
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 9 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); Buffalo Valley School (approx. 1.3 miles away); Center Hill Dam / Center Hill Powerhouse
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
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(approx. 3 miles away); Site of Roulston Stand (approx. 3.1 miles away); Last Stagecoach Hold-Up (approx. 3.3 miles away); Tennessee Central Crash Kills 10 (approx. 5.3 miles away); Carverdale Farms (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buffalo Valley.
 
Also see . . .  Albert Gore Sr. (Submitted on July 15, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
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 September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 816 times since then and 4 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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