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Six Mile in Pickens County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Six Mile Veterans Monument

 
 
Six Mile Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
1. Six Mile Veterans Monument
Inscription.  
In Honor Of
Six Mile Military Personnel of All Wars
and
In Special Tribute to Our
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients

Charles H. Barker
Korea

James D. Howe
Vietnam

William A. McWhorter
World War II

Furman L. Smith
World War II

 
Erected 1991 by Citizens of Six Mile.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 34° 48.252′ N, 82° 49.125′ W. Marker is in Six Mile, South Carolina, in Pickens County. Marker is on South Main Street (State Highway 133), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 South Main Street, Six Mile SC 29682, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherokee Path (a few steps from this marker); Furman L. Smith Memorial Highway (approx. half a mile away); Old Pickens Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Old Pickens Church (approx. 4 miles away); Andrew Pickens
Six Mile Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, May 7, 2012
2. Six Mile Veterans Monument
(approx. 4 miles away); Henry Craig (approx. 4 miles away); Fort Prince George (approx. 5.1 miles away); Central (approx. 5.9 miles away); Bertha Evans Morgan Rose Garden (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Central History Museum (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Six Mile.
 
Also see . . .
1. Congressional Medal of Honor Society. The Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force which can be bestowed upon an individual serving in the Armed Services of the United States. (Submitted on May 8, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Medal of Honor. The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States government. (Submitted on May 8, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Charles H. Barker. Charles Heyward Barker (April 12, 1935 – June 4, 1953) was a United States Army soldier in the Korean War who received the U.S. military's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. (Submitted on May 8, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. James D. Howe. James Donnie
Charles H. Barker<br>April 12, 1935 – June 4, 1953 image. Click for full size.
By Korean War Medal of Honor Recipients
3. Charles H. Barker
April 12, 1935 – June 4, 1953
Howe (December 17, 1948-May 6, 1970) was a United States Marine who posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions in May 1970 during the Vietnam War. (Submitted on May 8, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

5. William A. McWhorter. William A. McWhorter (December 7, 1918 – December 5, 1944) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II. (Submitted on May 8, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

6. Furman L. Smith. Furman L. Smith (May 11, 1925 – May 31, 1944) was a United States Army soldier and a recipient of the United States military's highest decoration—the Medal of Honor—for his actions in World War II. (Submitted on May 8, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
James D. Howe<br>December 17, 1948 – May 6, 1970 image. Click for full size.
By U.S. Marine Corps
4. James D. Howe
December 17, 1948 – May 6, 1970
William A. McWhorter<br>December 7, 1918 – December 5, 1944 image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
5. William A. McWhorter
December 7, 1918 – December 5, 1944
Furman L. Smith<br>May 11, 1925 – May 31, 1944 image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, 1943
6. Furman L. Smith
May 11, 1925 – May 31, 1944
Six Mile Veterans Monument (<i>monument now faces Town Hall; South Main Street in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 7, 2019
7. Six Mile Veterans Monument (monument now faces Town Hall; South Main Street in background)
Six Mile Veterans Monument (<i>back side of monument - faces South Main Street</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 7, 2019
8. Six Mile Veterans Monument (back side of monument - faces South Main Street)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 513 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3, 4. submitted on June 18, 2009, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5, 6. submitted on May 8, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   7, 8. submitted on May 8, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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