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Pall Mall in Fentress County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Area

York General Store and Visitor Center

 
 
Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Area Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 17, 2014
1. Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Area Marker
Inscription.  Welcome to Sgt. Alvin C. York State Historic Area. Sgt. York was awarded the nation's highest decoration, the Medal of Honor, for actions near the French village of Chatel-Chehery on Oct 8, 1918, during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive against the German forces. Your free tour of the Valley of the Three Forks of the Wolf River, where America's greatest World War I hero lived all his life, begins inside York General Store and Visitor Center with a 10-minute video "Legacy in Action" narrated by York admirer Walter Cronkite. An audio driving tour and map are available here or at www.sgtyork.org.
 
Erected by Appalachian Regional Commission.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: HeroesWar, World I.
 
Location. 36° 32.484′ N, 84° 57.564′ W. Marker is in Pall Mall, Tennessee, in Fentress County. Memorial is on N. York Highway (US 127). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pall Mall TN 38577, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alvin and Gracie York's Home and Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Sgt. Alvin C. York - America's Greatest Civilian Soldier
Alvin C. York & Sons General Merchandise image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 17, 2014
2. Alvin C. York & Sons General Merchandise
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sgt. York at Work (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wolf River Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sgt. Alvin C. York Educational Legacy (approx. half a mile away); Wolf River Valley (approx. half a mile away); Sgt. Alvin C. York's Personal and Spiritual Life (approx. half a mile away); Affair at Travisville (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pall Mall.
 
Sgt. Alvin C. York poster inside Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 17, 2014
3. Sgt. Alvin C. York poster inside Visitor Center
Sgt. Alvin C. York poster inside Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 17, 2014
4. Sgt. Alvin C. York poster inside Visitor Center
York General Store image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 13, 2016
5. York General Store
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 427 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 7, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   5. submitted on October 17, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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