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Alvin C. York

 
 
Alvin C. York Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 20, 2009
1. Alvin C. York Marker
Inscription.  

Armed with his rifle and pistol his courage and skill, this one Tennessean silenced a German Battalion of 35 machine guns, killing 25 enemy soldiers, and capturing 132 in the Argonne Forest of France, October 8, 1918

Right side:
Alvin C. York
1887-1964
Pall Mall, Fentress County, Tennessee

Left side:
Felix De Weldon Sculptor
Monument erected 1968 by Act of the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee
 
Erected 1968 by The State of Tennessee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: HeroesWar, World I. A significant historical date for this entry is October 8, 1918.
 
Location. 36° 9.94′ N, 86° 46.977′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Avenue N and Charlotte Avenue on 6th Avenue N. Located on the Tennessee State Capitol grounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andrew Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Jackson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Founding of the United Daughters of the Confederacy

Alvin C. York Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 20, 2009
2. Alvin C. York Marker
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(about 300 feet away); Tennessee State Capitol (about 300 feet away); Samuel Dold Morgan 1798-1880 (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Tennessee State Capitol (about 300 feet away); Sam Davis of Tennessee (about 400 feet away); Holy Rosary Cathedral (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Alvin C. York statue detail image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 20, 2009
3. Alvin C. York statue detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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